Category Archives: England

1562 – 1563: From One Imprisonment to Another

Mary and Bothwell Despite the best efforts of his great-uncle Patrick, Bothwell was imprisoned in Edinburgh for four months. Lord James took advantage of his absence to journey to Hawick, where he arrested fifty three men loyal to Bothwell, drowning … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘England Under The Tudors’ by GR Elton

Reading this book certainly enlightened me, if only on one point. At last I understand why so many people who love the Tudors, and are apparently historically well-read, hate Mary Queen of Scots. This book is universally recommended on Tudor … Continue reading

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