At her trial for treason in the Star Chamber, presided over by the
Lord Chancellor, Sir Thomas Bromley, Mary Queen of Scots is found
guilty of conspiring in the assassination of Queen Elizabeth I.
Even then, however, Elizabeth hesitated for several months before
eventually signing the death warrant for her execution, on 4th
February the following year.
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Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots pronounced guilty in the Star Chamber". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15338, accessed 17 December 2017.]
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