Definition of Mary Queen of Scots
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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Literary usage of Mary Queen of Scots
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"... with some Account of the Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots. Lond. 1787, 4to. portrait of the Queen by Vertue, and an of Sco, л Trap,dy, ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1902)
"NEW LIGHTS ON MARY, QUEEN OP SCOTS. il Negotiations ^vith Mary Queen of Scots during •eign in Scotland, 1561-1567. Edited, from the aal documents in the ..."
3. A Short History of England by Edward Potts Cheyney (1918)
"Chief among these and among the personal difficulties of Elizabeth was the rivalry of Mary Queen of Scots. Mary was the granddaughter of Margaret, ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"... relative to the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots in Coventry, must be erroneous: “1567. This year the Queen of Scots was brought prisoner to Coventry ..."
5. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1890)
"With a °f Mary. Queen of Scots, l^nd. 1787, 4to. portrait of the Queen by Vertue and a ... Life of Mary, Queen of Scots, translated Mary, Queen oí Scots, ..."