October 14 – Mary, Queen of Scots is tried at Fotheringhay

| October 14, 2022

October 14 – Mary, Queen of Scots is tried at Fotheringhay

On this day in Tudor history, 14th October 1586, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, the trial of Mary, Queen of Scots, opened at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire. The forty-three-year-old Mary did not recognise the authority of the commission, and she had even threatened not to attend her trial, but she was informed that […]

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