Mary Queen of Scots pronounced guilty in the Star Chamber (57 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At her trial for treason in the Star Chamber, presided over by the Lord Chancellor, Sir Thomas Bromley, Mary Queen of Scots is found guilty of conspiring in the assassination of Queen Elizabeth I. Even then, however, Elizabeth hesitated for several months before eventually signing the death warrant for her execution, on 4th February the following year.

Citation:
Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots pronounced guilty in the Star Chamber". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15338, accessed 08 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion