Wednesday 23 January 2019

Mary Queen of Scots at the National Records of Scotland

The National Records of Scotland ( has an interesting blog post by archivist Dr Alison Rosie, concerning documents held at the facility relating to the life of Mary, Queen of Scots. Mary is the subject of a major new movie, Mary, Queen of Scots, starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, which a in Edinburgh last week.

The article strolls through several documents giving a glimpse of Mary's life upon her return to Scotland in 1561, with letters, accounts of expenses, inventories and other documents, including an account of the assassination of Lord Darnley.

You can read the full piece at

And don't forget that Outlaw King is also now available on Netflix, concerning the story of Robert the Bruce!


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