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16 October 2014
Mary Queen of Scots
The Treaty of Edinburgh
Mary in Scotland
The Darnley murder
Mary in Exile
Mary in England
Mary the captive
Mary and the Catholic plots
Between 1544 and 1548, English forces set about destroying Scotland. To keep her safe, young Queen Mary was sent to France.
During her years in France, however, Scotland went through a slow but dramatic change. Pro-French, Catholic Scotland became Protestant and an ally of the Auld Enemy, England.
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Never one to take no for an answer, England's Henry VIII attempted to bully the Scots into marrying Mary to his son, Edward.
In 1560, the Anglo-French battle for the control of Scotland finally reached a conclusion.
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