By Melanie Clegg
James' untimely demise 4 years later left their six day outdated daughter, Mary, as Queen and awarded Marie with the bold problem of successful the help of the Scottish humans and maintaining her daughter’s threatened birthright. content material formerly to stay within the historical past and play the a part of the obedient spouse, Marie spent the subsequent eighteen years successfully governing Scotland, devoting her huge mind, braveness and effort to safeguarding her daughter’s inheritance by utilizing a deft mix of crafty, appeal, selection and tolerance.
The final severe biography of Marie de Guise was once released in 1977 and while lots of awareness has been paid to the error of her daughter’s eventful yet short reign, the time has come for a clean review of this such a lot attention-grabbing and lower than favored of 16th century girl rulers.
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