Childhood of James VI

A brief account of the childhood and education of James VI.

Henry VIII and the 'Rough Wooing' of Scotland

Henry VIII attempted to arrange a marriage between Mary and his son Edward.

Imprisonment and execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

Description of events leading up to the death of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Mary marries Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley

The marriage of Mary, Queen of Scots to her cousin, Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley.

Mary of Guise attempts to govern Scotland

The issues facing Mary's mother, Mary of Guise, as she attempted to govern Scotland.

Mary Queen of Scots in England

The relationship between Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth. I.

Mary, Queen of Scots - aftermath of Darnley's death

Darnley is murdered and Mary marries the man who may have been responsible for his death.

Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates

The marriage of Mary to the Earl of Bothwell and the events leading to her abdication.

Mary, Queen of Scots and the Battle of Langside

After defeat at the Battle of Langside, Mary fled from Scotland.

Mary, Queen of Scots and the European Reformation

Mary Stuart's plans are thwarted by Elizabeth I of England and the Protestant Reformation.

4 learner guides

We have a selection of learner guides