Queen of Scots
The True Life of Mary StuartBook - 2018
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In Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy creates an intimate and absorbing portrait of one of history’s most famous women, depicting her world and her place in the sweep of history with stunning immediacy. Bringing together all surviving documents and uncovering a trove of new sources for the first time, Guy dispels the popular image of Mary Stuart as a romantic leading lady - achieving her ends… (more)
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CRRLCollection Sep 07, 2018
A new historian of Mary Queen of Scots draws on new sources to shatter various myths surrounding this odd monarch and uncover some of the scandals and political machinations underpinning, and undermining, her throne.
A fresh look at Scotland's last, doomed queen explores the mysteries surrounding her life and shows that rather than being a woman ruled mostly by sentiment, she was indeed a gifted diplomat.