Esme Stuart becomes a royal favourite in Scotland (53 words)

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Esme Stuart, Seigneur d'Aubigny, a Catholic cousin of James VI, arrives at Leith and makes himself a royal favourite. He exerts a great deal of influence over the 13-year-old king, remaining dominant at court until his enemies capture James in the Ruthven Raid in 1582 and force the king to expel his former favourite.

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Editors. "Esme Stuart becomes a royal favourite in Scotland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15245, accessed 23 May 2017.]

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