Season 2 - Episode 2 - Mary Queen of Scots

In episode 2 of Season 2, Eilidh and Kieran discuss the tragic life of Mary, Queen of Scots and her 18-and-a-half year imprisonment. Come and learn about the suspicious assassination of her husband, Mary's quest to become queen of Scotland and England and find out about the events that helped lead to the Witch Trials, which we discussed in our Witchcraft Mini-Series!

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Show Notes


Mary Queen Of Scots herself


Loch Leven Where Queen Mary was held Captive


James the 1st and 6th


  •  Pollen, John Hungerford (1922). Publications of the Scottish Historical Society Third Series, Volume III: Mary Queen of Scots and the Babington Plot. T & A Constable Ltd. pp. 53–54.