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by Jenny Wormald

Author: Jenny Wormald
Subcategory: Historical
Language: English
Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks; Revised edition (May 4, 2001)
Pages: 224 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.7
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Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, was one of history's romantically tragic figures. Devious, na�ve, often highly principled, beautiful, and sexually voracious, this was a woman who secured the Scottish throne and bolstered the position of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Her endless plotting, including a likely involvement in the murder of her husband Lord Darnley, eventually led to her flight from Scotland and imprisonment by her equally ambitions cousin and fellow queen, Elizabeth of England.

Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, was one of history’s romantically tragic figures. Jenny Wormald is a university lecturer in History and . Hodge Fellow at the University of Oxford. Devious, naïve, often highly principled, beautiful, and sexually voracious, this was a woman who secured the Scottish throne and bolstered the position of the Catholic Church in Scotland.

Mary, Queen of Scots : Pride, Passion and a Kingdom Lost. by Jenny Wormald and Anna Groundwater. This is a valuable book that focuses on Mary Stuart as a ruler rather than Mary Stuart as a heroine in a historical romance. It is not a mystery about who killed Lord Darnley

Mary, Queen of Scots : Pride, Passion and a Kingdom Lost. It is not a mystery about who killed Lord Darnley. It is a critical analysis of what occurred when someone who was historically ordained to rule, but who possessed none of the qualities to make that rule successful in the dynamic of the sixteenth century, attempted to lead Scotland through the religious and political minefiled of its pre-modern politics.

After retirement to Edinburgh she became an Honorary Fellow in Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. She wrote a number of significant books and articles, including Court, Kirk and Community: Scotland 1470-1625 (1981), 'James VI and I: Two Kings or One?' (1983) and 'Gunpowder, Treason and Scots' (1985).

Jenny Wormald, Mary, Queen of Scots: Pride, Passion, and a Kingdom Lost (London: Tauris Parke, 2001). Antonia Fraser’s biography, somewhat dated and romanticized, is still helpful. Mary, Scots (New York: Delacorte Press. 73. Knecht, R. Catherine de’ Medici (New York: Longman, 1998), 235. For an overview of the literary and political construction of Catherine as wicked queen, see Elaine Kruse, The Woman in Black: The Image of Catherine de Medici from Marlowe to Queen Margot, in High and Mighty Queens, 223–37.

Mary, Queen of Scots : Politics, Passion and a Kingdom Lost. Tauris Parke Paperbacks. By (author) Jenny Wormald.

Mary, Queen of Scots, has inspired artistic and cultural works for more than four centuries. The following lists cover various media, enduring works of high art, and recent representations in popular culture. The entries represent portrayals that a reader has a reasonable chance of encountering rather than a complete catalogue. In the 1936, 1971 and 2018 film biographies of Mary, fictional meetings between Queens Mary and Elizabeth take place.

Jenny Wormald, Mary Queen of Scots: A Study in Failure with a new foreword and afterward by Anna .

Jenny Wormald, Mary Queen of Scots: A Study in Failure with a new foreword and afterward by Anna Groundwater (Birlinn, forthcoming June 2017). Jenny Wormald, Mary, Queen of Scots: Politics, Passion and a Kingdom Lost (first published 1990; Tauris Parke, 2001).

Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, was one of history’s romantically tragic figures. Devious, naïve, often highly principled, beautiful, and sexually voracious, this was a woman who secured the Scottish throne and bolstered the position of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Her endless plotting, including a likely involvement in the murder of her husband Lord Darnley, eventually led to her flight from Scotland and imprisonment by her equally ambitions cousin and fellow queen, Elizabeth of England. And yet when Elizabeth ordered her unpredictable rival and kinswoman to be beheaded in 1587 she did so in resigned frustration rather than as act of political wrath.Was the beheading of a cousin truly necessary? Did Mary, though churlish, petulant, and often disloyal, really deserve to forfeit the compassion of her cousin, a woman who from childhood had been her friend and playmate? Mary’s fate was to be born to supreme power, but she was totally lacking in the political ability to deal with its responsibilities. This was the tragedy that turned her life into a study in failure. The extraordinary story of Mary, which has inspired the great poets, playwrights, and operatic composers of the 19th and 20th centuries, is one of the most colorful and emotionally searing tales of western history, and is here told by a leading specialist of the 16th century.