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Pocket Guide to 16th century Scotland
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Welcome to the Pocket Guide to 16th Century Scotland.

Use the links below to visit the sections and learn about the factors that helped shape Scotland in Mary's reign.

The nobles
These greedy, power-hungry Lords governed Scotland with the king or queen. Read more about them and their relationship with the crown.

Religion was very important to people's lives in the 16th Century. Learn more about it here.

Foreign powers
During Mary's lifetime, foreign nations played an important role in Scottish politics. Learn about them here.

Mary Queen of Scots

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