Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots is executed at Fotheringay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Mary Queen of Scots is executed at Fotheringhay. Elizabeth heavily fines William Davidson, a Secretary of State, for his share in sending the death warrant to Fotheringhay and Treasurer Burghley remains in disgrace until July.