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Today in Mary Queen of Scots History: September 9

Today in Mary Queen of Scots History:  September 9

(above:  Chapel Royal at Stirling Castle, where Mary Queen of Scots was crowned)

September 9 is the date that Mary Queen of Scots was crowned Queen of Scotland. 857 more words

George Weidenfeld

tomorrow morning (wednesday 10th), 9.30-9.45am, on bbc radio 4
george weidenfeld (episode 3 of 5 in the publishing lives series) (repeated from 3rd october 2013) 196 more words

August 27 in history

479 BC Persian forces led by Mardonius were routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of Plataea.

410 The… 589 more words

History

Marie Antoinette's last letter

Harewood House is a stately home on the outskirts of Leeds in the north of England. It’s owned by the Earl and Countess of Harewood, and the state rooms and gardens are open to the public. 675 more words

History

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

A couple of years ago when I worked at a well known bookstore I decided it was time to read more history and so I picked up… 842 more words