A. E. MacRobert

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A. E. MacRobert

Mary Queen of Scots' Last Night in Scotland

Mediaeval, History

TDGNHAS Series III, 78 (2004), 111(4.91 MB)


It is frequently stated as fact that Mary Queen of Scots stayed at Dundrennan Abbey on her last night in Scotland. There is no valid evidence that she did so.
Mary escaped from Loch Leven Castle on 2 May 1568 to Niddry Castle and thence to Hamilton, whe