Editors. "Queen Elizabeth confirms the sentence against Mary Queen of Scots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Queen Elizabeth confirms the sentence of execution against Mary Queen of Scots in the wake of her conviction for treason. However, she still delays signing the death warrant until 4th February. In the meantime, James VI of Scotland makes pleas to save his mother's life, but to no avail.
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