With Mary in exile, many of her supporters turned to the King's Party. In November 1572, the Earl of Morton became Regent with support from Elizabeth I. Morton proved a strong Regent but his style of governing brought him enemies.

First broadcast:
25 January 2002

Can be used for information so that students can then write a school report for James VI, written by his tutor, George Buchanan, explaining why James would make a good King of England and any special features of his education.