Mary Queen of Scots Research Paper

Topics: Mary, Queen of Scots, James I of England, Mary I of England Pages: 3 (680 words) Published: January 17, 2012
Mary Queen of Scots Research Paper
* 1542
* 8 December; Mary Stuart is born at Linlithgow Palace * 14 December; James V, King of Scots, Mary's father, dies at 31 * 1543
* Mary crowned Queen of Scots
* 1546
* Cardinal Beaton is murdered; ascendancy of pro-French party * 1547
* January; King Henry VIII of England dies
* March; King Francis I of France dies
* 10 September; battle of Pinkie; Scots defeated by English forces led by duke of Somerset; new French king, Henry II, sends troops and money to Scotland; Mary is betrothed to Henry II's heir Francis, dauphin of France * 1548

* August; Mary sent to France
* 1550
* Mary's mother, Mary of Guise, visits her in France * 1554
* Mary of Guise is officially named Regent in Scotland * 1558
* Fifteen-year-old Mary marries the 14-year-old Francis, dauphin of France, in Paris * Queen Mary I of England dies and Elizabeth Tudor becomes Queen * Mary's father-in-law quarters her arms with those of England, offending Elizabeth * 1559

* Death of King Henry II of France; Francis and Mary are crowned king and queen of France * 1560
* June; Mary of Guise passes away in Scotland
* December; Mary's husband, Francis, Mary's husband, passes away * 1561
* Mary returns to Scotland
* 1562 Northern campaign and visit to Inverness; aged 19 * 1563 Mary visits Inveraray,Dunure Castle, Dumfries, and Peebles; aged 20 * 1564 Mary hunts near Blair Atholl, Tayside; aged 21

* 1565 Mary marries her 19-year-old cousin Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley; aged 22 * 1566 Mary's Piedmontese secretary, David Riccio/Rizzio, is murdered; Mary's only child born (James, later king of Scotland and England); aged 23 * 1567 Mary's husband, Lord Darnley, murdered; Mary weds James Hepburn, the 30-year-old Earl of Bothwell; the Carberry...
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