Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots marries Henry, Lord Darnley". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Mary Queen of Scots marries Henry, Lord Darnley (61 words)
Historical Context Note
Mary Queen of Scots marries Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, in Edinburgh. He is her second husband: she was betrothed from the age of five to the dauphin of France, but they had scarcely been married two years before he died, aged only sixteen. Both Mary and Henry have claims to the English throne, so to English eyes this marriage appears threatening.15044 Mary Queen of Scots marries Henry, Lord Darnley 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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