Bothwell carries off Mary Queen of Scots to Dunbar

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Historical Context Note


James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell, abducts Mary Queen of Scots on her way from Linlithgow to Edinburgh, and takes her to his palace at Dunbar, where he coerces her into marriage with him.
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Citation:
Editors. "Bothwell carries off Mary Queen of Scots to Dunbar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15057, accessed 31 July 2015.]


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