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.
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Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots marries Henry, Lord Darnley". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15044, accessed 23 August 2017.]
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