Definition of Mary Stuart
1. Noun. Queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for sedition (1542-1587).
Group relationships: Stuart
Generic synonyms: Female Monarch, Queen, Queen Regnant
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1. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1908)
"Fcr Mary Stuart, the works of Buchanan and Leslie, Melville's Memoirs, collections of Keith and Anderson. For the Dutch revolt Motley's " Rise of the Dutch ..."
2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"They spent the night at Callendar together.2 In the morning they parted; the Earl returned to Edinburgh; Mary Stuart pursued her journey attended by ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"Mary Stuart IN SCOTLAND. NO. II. MAITLAND AND CECIL. ... Cecil's conviction that Mary Stuart, as Queen of Scotland, was a constant menace to England and to ..."
4. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by William Winter, George Saintsbury, Ernest Albert Baker (1918)
"... and sorrow which humanity is ordained to bear, remembering with what grandeur of patience and resignation they have been borne. "Mary Stuart. ..."
5. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"Mary Stuart SMITH [1834— J CHARLES W. KENT Mary Stuart SMITH, wife of the widely-known and beloved professor of natural philosophy, Francis H. Smith, ..."
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