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Mary Queen of Scots

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Mary Queen of Scots queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for sedition (1542-1587)
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Usage

In literature:

His son was one of the peers at the trial of Mary Queen of Scots.
"The Dukeries" by R. Murray Gilchrist
Collier (J. Payne) on the defence of the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, 113.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
MEDAL AND RELIC OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.
"Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853" by Various
In the hall, over the gallery, is a picture, by Graham, of Mary Queen of Scots escaping from the Castle of Lochleven.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
But it was not long before the claims of Mary, Queen of Scots, began to give the English ministers bad dreams.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
The seventh Earl for espousing the cause of Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded in 1572.
"In the Border Country" by W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
Mary Queen of Scots on the scaffold and Columbus in a wretched lodging at Valladolid, both passed out of life with these words on their lips.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
A tower in which Mary, queen of Scots, was imprisoned was taken down in 1835.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Lady Jane Grey, and Mary, Queen of Scots.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
In The Queen's Quair we have a study of Mary, Queen of Scots, her court and the tragedy of her life.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
We do not wonder that the French love it; that Napoleon gloried in it, and that Mary Queen of Scots left it with a heavy heart.
"Zigzag Journeys in Europe" by Hezekiah Butterworth
His name is inseparably connected with Mary, queen of Scots.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS, The Life of.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Which of the score of lives of Mary Queen of Scots is the true biography?
"The Library and Society" by Various
See also MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
The next heir to the throne was Mary, Queen of Scots.
"The Ifs of History" by Joseph Edgar Chamberlin
His father's ambition destined him for the hand of Mary queen of Scots, and his union with the princess Elizabeth was proposed by Henry VIII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
On the south side there is the shrine to St. Tibba, and close to it Mary Queen of Scots was buried.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
They relate at Peterborough, that the same sexton who buried Queen Catherine, also buried here Mary, Queen of Scots.
"Rural Rides" by William Cobbett
She was my Mary, Queen of Scots.
"Willing to Die" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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In news:

A letter from Mary Queen of Scots.
Say Goodbye to The Lakeside Lounge, Mary Queen of Scots.
A letter from Mary Queen of Scots .
The tragic opera Maria Stuarda, part of Donizetti's "Tudor Trilogy" of operas, reveals the deadly rivalry between two monarchs: Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin, Elizabeth I, Queen of England.
The tragic opera Maria Stuarda, part of Donizetti's "Tudor Trilogy" of operas, reveals the deadly rivalry between two monarchs: Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin, Elizabeth I, Queen of England.
I enjoyed Roger Starr's essay "The Fat Man's Garden and Other Landmarks" (Nov 22), but I believe it erred in saying that Mary, Queen of Scots was incarcerated in the Tower of London.
Mary Queen of Scots .
The tragic opera Maria Stuarda, part of Donizetti's "Tudor Trilogy" of operas, reveals the deadly rivalry between two monarchs: Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin, Elizabeth I, Queen of England.
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