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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
DESCRIBE the Darnley murder
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Source A describes the murder of Darnley. It was written in 1734 as an account of the life of Mary Queen of Scots.
Darnley had only been
in the house
, where Mary had taken him, for two weeks when it was
blown up with gunpowder.
It happened about one or two in the morning
, and only a few hours after the Queen had left him.
Darnley's body, and that of a servant who had shared the room with him, were found in the garden beside the house
Darnley's body did not have any mark of violence, or hurt, or wound on it.
Neighbours reported seeing Bothwell's men near the house.
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