Mary Queen of Scots escapes from Lochleven (46 words)

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The Scottish nobility, which had turned against Mary Queen of Scots and her new third husband the Earl of Bothwell, break out in warfare against the couple. They capture Mary and imprison her in Lochleven castle, but on 2nd May she escapes to gather another army.

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Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots escapes from Lochleven". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[, accessed 22 May 2018.]

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