Mary, Queen of Scots
from Thomas Trevelyon Commonplace Book, 1608


Thomas Trevelyon (
Mary, Queen of Scots
Commonplace Book, 1608

Trevelyon included pictures of the rulers of England and Scotland in his manuscript.

His account of Mary, Queen of Scots, says that she succeeded her father, James V, as queen of Scotland in 1543 and was “a princess virtuously inclined.” He makes no mention of Mary’s later marriage to Bothwell and fall from power, except to say that she “was put to death in england . . . after 18 years captivity.”

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