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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Moretta certainly met Lutini in Berwick, for Rizzio was to accuse Lutini of
divulging to Moretta the fact that he, Rizzio, had ... through the good offices of
Rizzio, to make contact with Moretta, whom Darnley perhaps hoped might serve
as his link ...
Moretta finally arrived in Edinburgh on 25 or 26 January.33 Father Hay appears
to have made himself known to him.34 According to Buchanan, Moray came to
Edinburgh to receive Moretta, and Maitland remained in the city to entertain him.
Moretta had left Scotland around 1 1/12 February, but Moray, Morton and Lindsay
did not meet up with Atholl and Caithness until after this date, so Moretta must
have maintained contact with his very knowledgeable sources in Scotland after ...
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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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