Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots escapes from Lochleven". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Mary Queen of Scots escapes from Lochleven (46 words)
Historical Context Note
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.15073 Mary Queen of Scots escapes from Lochleven 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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