Mary Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley
Jonathan Cape, 2003 - Всего страниц: 621
On 10th February 1567, an explosion devastated the Edinburgh residence of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary Queen of Scots. The noise was heard as far away as Holyrood Palace, where Queen Mary was attending a wedding masque. Those arriving at the scene found, in the garden, the naked corpses of Darnley and his valet. Neither had died in the explosion, but both bodies bore marks of strangulation. It was clear that they had been murdered and the house destroyed in an attempt to obliterate the evidence.
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33 Neither accusation is very explicit. ... A scurrilous ballad by Robert Sempill,
written after Bothwell's fall, also accused Bothwell of 'beastly buggery',36 but may
be dismissed as sheer character assassination by an extremist propagandist.
In March, he went to the Queen and accused Bothwell and himself of treasonably
plotting to kidnap her and carry her off to ... According to Bothwell, Lord James
had put Arran up to making these accusations" and, as a result of what Bothwell ...
The next day, Wood reported to Maitland that Mary had accused him and Morton
of Darnley's murder, and warned them against attending the inquiry in England,
in case Mary made her accusations public.24 Maitland took this warning very ...
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - LibraryCin - LibraryThing
3.5 stars Mary, Queen of Scots was suspected of murdering her second husband, Lord Darnley. Darnley died in an explosion, but it was definitely murder. Many people at the time thought she’d done it ... Читать весь отзыв
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I am a Tudor history buff, so I really enjoyed this. I don't think Alison Weir has ever written a bad book. Poor Mary, though. Life was not kind to her. Читать весь отзыв
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