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Birth of Mary, Queen of Scots
Birth of Mary, Queen of Scots

Duration: 01:41

An account of the death of James V and the birth of his only daughter, Mary, who became Queen of Scots within days of her birth.

 
Bloody Queen Mary?
Bloody Queen Mary?

Duration: 05:06

The accession of Mary, the reintroduction of Catholicism to Tudor England and its impact on one group of victims – the wives and children of the priests who had married under the Protestant regime.

 
Childhood of James VI
Childhood of James VI

Duration: 00:31

A brief account of the childhood and education of James VI.

 
Edward VI crushes religious opposition
Edward VI crushes religious opposition

Duration: 03:62

The rebellion against Edward VI's religious changes, its brutal suppression and how far people really accepted Protestantism after this date.

 
Equality for Women
Equality for Women

Duration: 02:49

Legislation attempted to give women equal status in society, but how far had that equality extended by the late 20th century?

 
Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots
Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

Duration: 01:28

On 8 February 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was executed at Fotheringay Castle in Northamptonshire.

 
Imprisonment and execution of Mary Queen of Scots
Imprisonment and execution of Mary Queen of Scots

Duration: 03:28

Description of events leading up to the death of Mary Queen of Scots.

 
Mary of Guise
Mary of Guise

Duration: 01:18

An account of the political and religious issues facing Mary's mother, Mary of Guise, as she attempted to govern Scotland in place of her absent daughter.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates
Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates

Duration: 01:45

An account of the events leading to the marriage of Mary, Queen of Scots to the Earl of Bothwell and the events leading to her abdication.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots and Plots Against Elizabeth I
Mary, Queen of Scots and Plots Against Elizabeth I

Duration: 01:26

Mary's correspondence with a group of Catholics plotting the death of Elizabeth I was to lead to her execution.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots and the European Reformation
Mary, Queen of Scots and the European Reformation

Duration: 04:20

The possibility that Mary Stewart would hold power over Scotland, England and France, was thwarted by Elizabeth I of England and the Protestant Reformation.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots and the Reformation
Mary, Queen of Scots and the Reformation

Duration: 03:54

Mary, Queen of Scots returns to Scotland to find Protestantism has swept across her country. The new religious creed threatens not only her reign, but also her life.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots in England
Mary, Queen of Scots in England

Duration: 01:30

Eizabeth I saw Mary, Queen of Scots as a threat and was keen to keep her under observation in England.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots marries Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley
Mary, Queen of Scots marries Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley

Duration: 02:09

An account of the events surrounding the marriage of Mary, Queen of Scots to her cousin, Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots Returns to Scotland
Mary, Queen of Scots Returns to Scotland

Duration: 01:17

An account of the events surrounding the return to Scotland of Mary, Queen of Scots and the suspicion that John Knox held over her rein.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots sets sail for France
Mary, Queen of Scots sets sail for France

Duration: 01:54

A look at events surrounding the death of Cardinal Beaton and the intervention of first England and then France in Scottish affairs, culminating in Mary, Queen of Scots setting sail for France.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots' difficulties with her husband
Mary, Queen of Scots' difficulties with her husband

Duration: 02:01

Mary, Queen of Scots' difficulties with her husband, Lord Darnley, culminated in the murder of Mary's secretary David Riccio in Holyrood Palace.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots' French marriage
Mary, Queen of Scots' French marriage

Duration: 02:04

An account of Mary's marriage to the heir to the French throne and the implications of this union for Scotland and England.

 
Mary, Queen of Scots: aftermath of Darnley's death
Mary, Queen of Scots: aftermath of Darnley's death

Duration: 03:48

When Darnley is murdered, Mary, Queen of Scots controversially marries the man who may have been responsible for his death.

 
Queen Mary tortures non-Catholics
Queen Mary tortures non-Catholics

Duration: 03:24

Mary's policies towards Protestants are explored and her motives for her actions against those who refused to abandon their Protestant faith examined.

 
Reformation in Scotland
Reformation in Scotland

Duration: 01:10

A brief account of the events that led to the Reformation of the Church in Scotland.

 
Scotland and its Regents
Scotland and its Regents

Duration: 01:10

When Mary, Queen of Scots fled into exile in England, Scotland was governed by a series of Regents.

 
The Battle of Langside
The Battle of Langside

Duration: 01:57

Mary, Queen of Scots led her troops in the Battle of Langside. She was defeated and fled from Scotland.

 
The early life of Mary Queen of Scots
The early life of Mary Queen of Scots

Duration: 04:29

From her birth, Mary Stuart was the focus for rival marriage bids from England and France.

 
The murder of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley (pt 1/3)
The murder of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley (pt 1/3)

Duration: 01:16

An account of the events that led up to the murder of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley.

 
The murder of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley (pt 2/3)
The murder of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley (pt 2/3)

Duration: 02:06

Mary, Queen of Scots discussed the problem of Darnley with the Scottish nobles at Craigmillar Castle. In her absence, the nobles signed the Craigmillar Bond, agreeing to murder Darnley.

 
The murder of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley (pt 3/3)
The murder of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley (pt 3/3)

Duration: 01:20

At two o'clock in the morning on Monday, 10 February 1567, Lord Darnley was murderd at Kirk o'Fields.

 
The Rough Wooing
The Rough Wooing

Duration: 01:06

Henry VIII attempted to force the Scots to allow Mary, Queen of Scots to marry Prince Edward of England.

 
Treaty of Edinburgh
Treaty of Edinburgh

Duration: 01:27

On the death of Mary of Guise, the English and French agreed the Treaty of Edinburgh that was to lead to the Parliament of Scotland rejecting the Catholic Church.

 
Was Thomas Becket to blame for his own murder?
Was Thomas Becket to blame for his own murder?

Duration: 01:21

The rivalry of medieval monarch and medieval church.

 

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