Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles

Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles

A Novel

Book - 1992
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Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780312082628
0312082622
Branch Call Number: FIC Geor
Characteristics: 870 p

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Chapel_Hill_SarahW Oct 29, 2014

Margaret George is known for her sweeping historical novels that are painstakingly researched and breathe life into historical figures. George‚Äôs heroine in this novel is Mary Stuart, who was crowned Queen of Scotland as a baby and was embroiled in political struggles her whole life. At the age of... Read More »


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ChristchurchLib Dec 16, 2014

Only six days old when she's crowned Queen of Scotland in 1542, Mary Stuart spends the rest of her brief life struggling to hold on to her throne. As the Catholic descendant of Henry VIII's sister, Mary is viewed by her English supporters as the rightful heir to the throne, although her claim is complicated not only by political intrigue but also by her personal flaws. Fans of Margaret George's detailed biographical novels may be interested in the author's take on Mary's cousin and rival in Elizabeth I. Historical Fiction newsletter December 2014.

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