Locarno Film Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’
with the Scottish queen refusing to cede any ground, though clearly her insecurities about her fellow sovereign to the south betray such confidence. Having Mary speak in the first person via unsent letters addressed to Elizabeth reps a clever way of laying ...
Mary, Queen of Scots: who sexed up this royal soap opera's dossier?
Mary, Queen of Scots was the heir to James V of Scotland, crowned before her first birthday in 1542 ... is skipping through the sunny fields with her beloved husband, the Dauphin. They're just taking a boat trip down a picturesque stream when – "Waaargh!
Mary Queen of Scots, feminist icon?
Mary Queen ... Mary’s Scottish ladies in waiting, a gaggle of four mostly indistinguishable from each other except that one of them used to spend her summers in Narnia. These five ambiguously young women are unabashedly teenage. From their first giggly ...
Archaeologists uncover chapel at Bridgend Farm
He was sent to Scotland by Queen Mary in 1561 as her envoy to announce the death of her husband Francis II of France, as well as her decision to return to Scotland. However, his loyalty to Mary wavered before her final battle in Scotland at Langside ...
Mary, Queen of Scots captures the fascination of film-makers
Since 1971 film-makers have tried to emulate the Oscar-winning success of Mary, Queen of Scots ... Mary was born in Scotland and grew up at the French court. After the death of her French husband, Francis II, she returned to Scotland, ruling for seven ...