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Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles

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Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles game quiz
"A quick quiz on the life and times of Scotland's most romantic monarch."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Mary had four personal attendants, all called Mary. Which of these was not one of her Marys?
    Mary Livingston
    Mary Seton
    Mary Hamilton
    Mary Fleming


2. Mary's allies who helped her escape from Lochleven were _________ Douglas and Willy Douglas, brothers.
    Answer: (One Word, common English name but not Scottish)


3. Who acted as regent of Scotland after Mary was forced to abdicate?
    James, Earl of Moray
    Lord George Seton
    The Earl of Morton
    Queen Elizabeth of England


4. Mary's third husband, the Earl of Bothwell, was divorced from his wife to marry her. What was his wife's name?
    Lady Jane Kennedy
    Lady Elizabeth Hamilton
    Lady Jean Gordon
    Mary Seton


5. In which fashion did Mary always sign her name?
    Mary R
    Marie R
    Marie the Queen
    Mary, Queen of Scots


6. When Mary was married to Francis II of France, which of these was not one of her in-laws?
    Princess Elisabeth
    Catherine de Medici
    Princess Claude
    Princess Isabelle


7. Mary gave her 2nd husband several titles. Which is not one of them?
    King of Scots
    Earl of Ross
    Lord Darnley
    Duke of Albany


8. During what years was Mary queen-consort of France?
    1559-1560
    1562-1563
    1558-1559
    1565-1566


9. Mary was a Catholic, but practiced tolerance in Scotland.
    True
    False


10. When Mary arrived back in Scotland from France, she wanted to meet her 2nd cousin Elizabeth I of England, but Elizabeth pulled out at the last minute.
    True
    False


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