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Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary... Stuart. The gloves were taken off in this portrayal of Mary; the 'real person' emerges from the descriptions of her personal life, the events that shaped it, and some of the reasons behind the actions of herself and her courtiers. Mary comes out looking stronger than ever, but having the same general human weaknesses that people have. How she coped with her world is wonderfully displayed in this book.

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots Antonia Fraser tackles the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, in this excellent biography. Written originally in the late sixties this book details every twist and turn in the fateful Queens life. Not only does it give step by step accounts of those famous episodes in Mary's life - her 3 marriages, 2 widowhoods, incarceration by Elizabeth I and execution, but it gives the reader an insight into Mary herself.

Kings and Queens of England and Scotland

Kings and Queens of England and Scotland Detailing the major events of English and Scottish history, this book describes English events such as the Battle of Hastings, the Spanish Armada and the Civil War, alongside the private lives of each monarch. The parallel history of the Scottish monarchy is also detailed, from Kenneth MacAlpin in 843 to James VI in 1603, and events in Wales and Ireland are covered. Throughout the book, a chronology covers the major events of each monarch's reign, and family trees show the line of succession to the throne over the centuries.

The Kings and Queens of Scotland

The Kings and Queens of Scotland Ranging from the 11th to the 17th centuries, this book aims to capture the personalities beneath the gowns of the kings and queens of Scotland, whilst at the same time recording the landmarks of each reign.

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