Bothwell carries off Mary Queen of Scots to Dunbar (33 words)

Historical Context Note

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James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell, abducts Mary Queen of Scots on her way from Linlithgow to Edinburgh, and takes her to his palace at Dunbar, where he coerces her into marriage with him.

Editors. "Bothwell carries off Mary Queen of Scots to Dunbar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[, accessed 28 April 2017.]

Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion

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