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Mary the captive: 1568
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EXPLAIN why Mary wrote to Elizabeth for help when she fled to England.

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Source A is from a letter Mary wrote to Elizabeth in 1568, shortly after she arrived in England.

In my rush to write my last letter to you I am sorry I missed out the main reasons why I came to England. I was kept as a prisoner for a long time, and I was treated very unfairly. I want to come to you in person to make my complaint because you too are a Queen, and my relation, as well as being a good friend. I want to clear myself from the lies that are being spread about me.
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