Editors. "Coup d'etat by the Marian Party in Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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In Scotland, the Marian party, led by the Hamiltons and William Maitland, enacts a successful coup d' etat at Stirling, killing the Regent Lennox, and taking power for themselves.