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Mary the captive: 1568
Shortly after her sudden arrival from Scotland, Mary found herself on trial. The murder of Darnley had come back to haunt her.

The Scottish nobles who had forced her abdication were desperate to prove her guilty of Darnley's death. They fully expected to become wealthy and powerful in her absence and they didn't want her back.

Mary fully expected Elizabeth to help her recapture Scotland. She soon learnt that this was not to be the case. Elizabeth had other ideas.

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