Mary Queen of Scots is executed at Fotheringay (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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Mary Queen of Scots is executed at Fotheringhay. Elizabeth heavily fines William Davidson, a Secretary of State, for his share in sending the death warrant to Fotheringhay and Treasurer Burghley remains in disgrace until July.

Editors. "Mary Queen of Scots is executed at Fotheringay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[, accessed 25 April 2017.]

Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion

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