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The Resource Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy

Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy

Label
Mary Queen of Scots
Title
Mary Queen of Scots
Statement of responsibility
John Guy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians of this period. She was crowned Queen of Scotland at nine months of age, and Queen of France at sixteen years, at eighteen she ascended the throne and began ruling one of the most fractious courts in Europe, riven by religious conflict and personal lust for power. She rode out at the head of an army in both victory and defeat, saw her second husband assassinated, and married his murderer. At twenty-five she entered captivity at the hands of her rival queen, from which only death would release her. The life of Mary Stuart is one of unparalleled drama and conflict. From the labyrinthine plots laid by the Scottish lords to wrest power for themselves, to the efforts made by Elizabeth's ministers to invalidate Mary's legitimate claim to the English throne, John Guy returns to the archives to explode the myths and correct the inaccuracies that surround this most fascinating monarch. The portrait that emerges is not of a political pawn or a manipulative siren, but of a shrewd and charismatic young ruler who relished power and, for a time, managed to hold together a fatally unstable country
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
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Mary, Queen of Scots (Motion picture: 2019)
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Guy, J. A.
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mary
  • Queens
  • Scotland
  • Scotland
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published as My heart is my own in 2004
  • Movie tie-in
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251231213
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 520 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780008316228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
Label
Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published as My heart is my own in 2004
  • Movie tie-in
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
p2251231213
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 520 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780008316228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps

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