Description of Mary Queen of the Scots
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved and controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV and his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary’s status as heiress-apparent to the English throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic and poorly understood lives of the 16th century.
Mary Queen of the Scots tells Mary’s true story, focusing primarily on her reign as queen of Scotland, celebrating her life more than her death, and showing us all why she was truly a woman ahead of her time.
My Review of Mary Queen of the Scots
I love the story of Mary Queen of the Scots. The child queen who lived most of her life as a prisoner.
This version of her tale is very easy to read. It is geared more as a simplified version of her very confusing reign as Queen of Scotland. It would be perfect for introducing a student to that turbulent time in history. The student would have the complete history of her reign as Queen and could pursue a more indepth recounting if they were intrigued by this version.
Well done Laurel Rockefeller.
About the author
Born, raised, and educated in Lincoln, Nebraska USA Laurel A. Rockefeller is author of over twenty books published and self-published since August, 2012 and in languages ranging from Welsh to Spanish to Chinese and everything in between. A dedicated scholar and biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education and improving history literacy worldwide.
With her easy to understand fireside storytelling style, Laurel A. Rockefeller is the historian for people who do not like history.
In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, attending living history activities, travelling to historic places in both the United States and United Kingdom, and watching classic motion pictures and television series.
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