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Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley

By: Alison Weir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247435

ISBN: 0224060236

Condition: Very Good Condition


On the night of 10 February 1567 an explosion devastated the Edinburgh residence of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. The noise was heard as far away as Holyrood Palace, where Queen Mary was attending a wedding masque. Those arriving at the scene of devastation found, in the garden, the naked corpses of Darnley and his valet. Neither had died in the explosion, but both bodies bore marks of strangulation. It was clear that they had been murdered and the house destroyed in an attempt to obliterate the evidence. Darnley was not a popular king-consort, but he was... View more info