Birlinn General
FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9781841584997
RRP: £2.99
PAGES: 128
PUBLICATION DATE: September 1, 2006


Mary, Queen of Scots: And All That

By (author) Allan Burnett; Illustrated by Scoular Anderson

“Mary, Queen of Scots and All That” is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland’s headless heroine. Follow hot-blooded Mary’s lifelong rivalry with her frosty cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England – and discover why the Queen of Scots gets her head chopped off. Start at the beginning by finding out how well Mary gets on with her pushy Mum, her ladies-in-waiting and her first boyfriend. Work out why she is hated by Nasty Knox the preacher and his Edinburgh mob. Meet Mary’s horrible husbands and understand what makes her marry them. Solve the mysterious murders of her nearest and dearest. Learn the truth about Mary’s madness. Uncover the secret plots that earn the Queen of Scots a deadly date with her cousin’s executioner – and decide for yourself whether Mary is guilty or innocent. Crowned with exciting illustrations, this book is a heartbreaking royal romance that will leave you laughing your head off!

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