Mary of Guise in Scotland, 1548-1560: A Political Career
Challenging the conventional interpretation of Mary of Guise as the defender of Catholicism whose regime climaxed with the Reformation Rebellion, this book shows that she was, on the contrary, a shrewd and effective politician whose own dynastic interests and those of her daughter took precedence over her personal and religious convictions. Detailed is how Mary of Guise's dynasticism, and political career as a whole, were inextricably associated with those of Mary, Queen of Scots, whose Scottish sovereignty, Catholic claim to the English throne, and betrothal to the Dauphin of France carried with them notions of Franco-British Imperialism.
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and the Founding of a FrancoBritish Empire
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Adv.MSS Angleterre Anglo-Scottish Argyll Arran auld Balcarres Papers Border Cardinal de Lorraine Cassillis Castle Chatelherault commissioners Congregation Congregation's Council crown CSP Foreign CSP Scot CSP Spain d'Oisel Dauphin Debatable Land Duc de Guise dynastic alliance dynastic union Earl Edinburgh England English English Council Erskine Eyemouth Fourquevaux France Franco-Scottish dynastic French King French power Guise's Habsburg-Valois conflict Henri History Huntly Ibid imperial intervention Ireland Isles John kingdom Knox Leith Lennox Lesley Lord James manrent marriage Mary and Francois Mary of Guise Mary Stewart Mary Tudor Mason Memoires et Documents Merriman military Noailles Papal Negotiations Papiers Parliament peace Perth power in Scotland Protector Protestant Queen Dowager Queen of Scots Queen Regent realm Relations religious reported return to Scotland Rough Wooings Scottish Correspondence strongholds Talbot MSS Teulet thair Three Estates tion treaty of Boulogne treaty of Haddington troops