Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots is denied passage through England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Mary Queen of Scots returns from France to her kingdom. She tries to travel home through England, but is denied passage, so instead she is forced to sail through the North Sea to land at Leith in Scotland.