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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Moray, Rothes and Kirkcaldy of Grange had arrived in Edinburgh shortly before
Rizzio's murder, but had remained 'in hiding in different ... Whilst at table, Moray
received a summons from the Queen64 and hastened to court, arriving at dusk.
Darnley was already at Stirling when Mary arrived, but she had preempted any
refusal of his to become involved in the baptismal preparations by appointing
Bothwell to take charge of them and to receive the ambassadors, which was '
Paris then returned to Glasgow with both messages, arriving before 27 January,
which was the day Mary and Darnley departed for Edinburgh. Having ... Lennox
claims that the house was already undermined when Darnley arrived there.
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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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