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16 October 2014
Mary Queen of Scots

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The Murder of Darnley: 1567
Since Mary's return to Scotland, the big question had been, who would she marry? The man she married would control Scotland and achieve great wealth and power. For the ambitious Scottish noblemen, Mary was a prize worth fighting for.

Mary's marriage in 1566 to the young nobleman, Lord Darnley, angered many of the nobles. This arrogant outsider had to go.

It didn't take long for Mary to realise that Darnley was a drunken idiot and she wished she'd never married him.

Surrounded by enemies, it was no real surprise when Darnley was killed in 1567.

The only question remaining was, who had murdered him?

This poster was seen around Edinburgh shortly after Darnley's murder. Click your mouse on the two areas of the picture to find out more.

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