The English Parliament meets and demands the execution of Mary
Queen of Scots. However, Elizabeth I resists their calls, anxious
both about the revenge that might be taken by Mary's son King James
VI of Scotland, and about the implications of such an execution for
the idea of the divine right of monarchs.
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Editors. "Elizabeth resists Parliament's demands to execute Mary Queen of Scots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15138, accessed 20 September 2017.]
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