Mary Queen of Scots; Born Mary Stuart at Linlithgow, 8 Dec 1542; died at Fotheringay, 8 Feb 1587. She was the only legitimate child of James V of Scotland. His death (14 Dec) followed immediately after her birth, and she became queen when only 6 days old. (pic: by Federico Zuccari).

1575 Portrait of a royal lady traditionally identified with Mary, Queen of Scots.The Devonshire Collection, Traditionally attributed to Federico Zuccari (or Zuccaro) and after to Alonso Sánchez Coello.

Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Holyroodhouse Palace. Queen Victoria made sure that Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom and outer chamber were diligently preserved exactly the way it was left by Mary. It was in the outer chamber that Mary's beloved assistant David Rizzo was brutally murdered by her husband in front of her face. David was ripped from behind Mary's skirts and dragged across the floor before he was murdered.

Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Holyroodhouse Palace. Queen Victoria made sure that Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom and outer chamber were diligently preserved exactly the way it was left by Mary.

The Darnley Jewel - Mary, Queen of Scots

The Darnley or Lennox Jewel It is said to have been commissioned by Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox for her husband Matthew Stewart, Earl of Lennox and Regent of Scotland, who fell in battle in 1571 all-things-tudor

Large sapphire ring, said to have belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots. It has been in the Hamilton Collection since 1587. The inscription on the back of the bezel reads, in 17th-century writing, "Sent by Queen Mary of Scotland at her death". On the hoop are the words, "to John, Mar Hamilton". The 1st Marquis of Hamilton had been one of Mary's staunchest supporters. He went into exile after her defeat  in 1568, but in 1585, James VI welcomed him back, praising his fidelity.

Sapphire ring of Mary, Queen of Scots - This historic ring has a fine table-cut sapphire set on a gold hoop with an inscription on the back of the bezel which reads ‘Sent by Queen Mary of Scotland at her death’.

Mary, Queen of Scots' death mask. Although most death masks - taken soon after the person was executed - are white, this one has been hand-painted.

Death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was very beautiful and it is said that Queen Elizabeth was jealous of her beauty. I've read a book about the Queen of scots- er, rather her fool. It was a historical fiction, though, called The Queen's Own Fool

In 1603 Queen Mary's son, now King James I of England, sent Garter King of Arms with a pall decorated with Mary's arms to place on her tomb. A new tomb for her in Westminster Abbey was commissioned in 1606 from Cornelius Cure and, following his death the next year completed by his son William.

The Tomb Effigy of Mary, Queen of Scots, Westminster Abbey, London-Mistress of Scotland by law, of France by marriage.

Adelaide Kane as Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots in Reign (TV Series, 2013).

The Top 30 Dresses Queen Mary Wore On The CW's "Reign"

the-garden-of-delights: “Adelaide Kane as Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots in Reign (TV Series, ”

Prayer book and rosary carried by Mary Queen of Scots to her execution.

Mary, Queen of Scots' prayer book and prayer beads that she took to her execution

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