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Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots
"A brief quiz on the life and times of the famous Mary, Queen of Scots."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What year was Mary, Queen of Scots born?
Who were the parents of Mary, Queen of Scots?
James V of Scotland and Marie de Guise
James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor
James V of Scotland and Madeline of France
Robert III and Christina of Denmark
What was the English "rough wooing" that drove Mary into the welcoming arms of the French?
Break Scotland's alliance with France and try and bring Scotland over to England's side yet the Scot
Henry VIII was courting Mary's mother, Mary de Guise's hand in marriage
Henry VIII forcing the betrothal of his son Edward, Prince of Wales and Mary, Queen of Scots
Henry VIII tried to take advantage of an infant queen and tried to become King of Scotland
What were the names of Mary's three husbands?
Edward VI of England, Henry Lord Darnley and Francis, Duke of Anjou
Francis II King of France, Henry Lord Darnley and James Bothwell
Francis I King of France, Charles IX of France and James Bothwell
Francis II of France, Henry Lord Darnley and David Rizzio
Who was Mary's arch enemy in the matter of religion during her personal reign in Scotland?
Who was the only son of Mary, Queen of Scots?
Mary's second husband, Henry, was killed in an explosion and blame for this was put on Mary herself. Where did he die?
Kirk O' Field
Why did Catholic Europe view Mary as the true to heir to the English Throne after Queen Mary I's death in 1558?
Because Queen Elizabeth I was widely viewed by Catholics as a bastard
Elizabeth I was not even a daughter of Henry VIII in Catholic eyes
Mary Tudor had declared on her death bed that Mary, Queen of Scots would succeed her.
Mary was Catholic and Elizabeth Protestant. That was considered a good enough reason.
What was the main reason for Queen Elizabeth I agreeing to the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1587?
Evidence that Mary was part of a Catholic conspiracy to overthrow Elizabeth
She had tried to assassinate Elizabeth
Mary was caught trying to escape from her prison
A growing number of Catholics were rallying behind Mary
How was James VI of Scots, Mary's son, related to Elizabeth I and worthy of her throne on her death?
They were half siblings
great aunt and great nephew
They were third cousins
god mother and godson
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