July 29, 2011

July 29: Mary, Queen of Scots Marries Lord Darnley, 1565

On July 29, 1565, Mary, Queen of Scots married her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. It was said to be a true love match.

Then it got ugly.

Read article here.

Pictured: Mary at 13. She was already Queen of Scots, and was living in France with her husband-to-be, the Dauphin Francis.
Portrait by Francois Clouet, c. 1555

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