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Mary Queen of Scots: Victim or Traitor?

Was Mary, Queen of Scots an innocent victim or a wily traitor and agitator? The dramatic potential of her imprisonment and death under Elizabeth I of England, the subject of the new film Mary Queen of Scots, starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, has long been exploited. The film itself, directed by Josie Rourke and written by Beau Willimon, was based on John Guy’s biography My heart is my own: the life of Mary Queen of Scots published in 2004. In this blog, we go back and take a...
23 Jan 2019
Dr Karen Attar