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Mary Queen of Scots Timeline

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  • Nov 24, 1542

    Scotts lose Battle of Solway Moss

    Scotts lose Battle of Solway Moss
    The Scots lose the Battle of Solway Moss, north of Carlisle, and James V gets wounded.
  • Dec 8, 1542

    Mary was born

     Mary was born
    Mary was born
  • Dec 14, 1542

    James V of Scotland dies

    James V of Scotland dies
    James V dies age 30 from his wound that he got at the battle of Solway Moss.
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Treaties of Greenwich

    Treaties of Greenwich: Henry VIII arranges for Mary to marry his son, Prince Edward of England. Scottish Parliament rejects the Treaties of Greenwich.
  • Sep 9, 1543

    Mary becames Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary becames Mary Queen of Scots
    9 September 1543 Mary is crowned Queen of Scots at Stirling Castle at the age of nine months.
  • May 22, 1544

    Rough Wooing

    Rough Wooing
    Henry VIII starts a series of attacks called "rough wooing" so that they will agree to the marriage of his son to Mary Queen of Scots. Armies invade from the south and from the sea near Edinburgh.
  • Jan 28, 1547

    Henry VIII of England dies

    Henry VIII of England dies
    Henry VIII of England dies, and his son becomes King of England
  • Jul 31, 1547

    French Bombards St Andrews Castle

    French Bombards St Andrews Castle
    31 July 1547French naval forces in support of Mary Queen of Scots bombard St Andrews Castle and capture the Protestant rebels. These include John Knox who is sent to become a galley slave.
  • Sep 10, 1547

    English beats the Scots, Edinburgh and bombard Dundies

    A large English army with naval support meets and beats the Scots at the Battle of Pinkie, a little to the east of Edinburgh. The English move on to occupy Edinburgh though not its castle. They bombard Dundee destroying most of it.
  • Jun 16, 1548

    Mary Queen of Scots engages to Francois

    Mary Queen of Scots engages to Francois
    16 June 1548 A large French army lands at Leith to support the Scots following an agreement that Mary Queen of Scots, still only five, would marry Francois, eldest son of King Henri II of France. They besiege the English at Haddington.
  • Jul 29, 1548

    Mary Queen of Scots Goes to France

    A French fleet rescues Mary Queen of Scots, from Dumbarton and returns with her to France.
  • Apr 24, 1558

    Mary and the Dauphin Francis marry.

    Mary and the Dauphin Francis marry.
    Mary and the Dauphin Francis marry at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris on a Sunday.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Elizabeth 1/Mary Queen of Scots becomes Queen of England

    Elizabeth 1/Mary Queen of Scots becomes Queen of England
    Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England. Though her parent’s married when Henry VIII's still hadn’t divorced his other wife so is in the view of the Catholic Church, Elizabeth is illegitimate. So in Catholic eyes, especially in Scotland and France, Mary Queen of Scots is the rightful claimant to the English crown.
  • Sep 21, 1559

    Mary becames Queen of France

    Mary becames Queen of France
    Francis II becomes King of France with Mary his Queen.
  • Jun 11, 1560

    Mary's Mother dies

    Mary's Mother dies
    Mary’s mother dies
  • Dec 5, 1560

    Francis II dies.

    Francis II dies.
    Francis II dies.
  • Jan 1, 1561

    Mary lets people be Protestants under rule

    In Scotland Mary announces that she will allow Protestants to continue to worship, as they like, although she remains a Roman Catholic.
  • Aug 19, 1561

    Mary leaves France and returns to Scotland.

    Mary leaves France and returns to Scotland.
  • Jul 29, 1565

    Mary Marries Lord Darnley

    Mary Marries Lord Darnley
    Mary marries her cousin Henry, Lord Darnley.
  • Aug 26, 1565

    Mary leads her troops to Edinburgh.

    Mary leads her troops to Edinburgh.
  • Mar 9, 1566

    Riccio is murdered

    Riccio is murdered
    Riccio is murdered
  • Jun 19, 1566

    Birth of Charles James VI

    Birth of Charles James VI
    Birth of Charles James VI in Edinburgh Castle
  • Feb 10, 1567

    Darnleys murder

    Darnleys murder
    At 2am Monday at Kirk o’ Field Darnley is murdered
  • Apr 12, 1567

    Bothwell Trial

    Bothwell if found not guilty of Darnley’s murder
  • Apr 19, 1567

    Bothwell Proposes Mary Refuses

    Bothwell proposes to Mary and she rufuses
  • Apr 21, 1567

    Mary is forced to marrie Bothewell

    Bothwell kidnaps Mary from Edinburgh and takes her to Dunbar Castle and threatens her..Mary marries Bothwell
  • Jun 15, 1567

    Surrended and Imprisioned at Lock leven castle

    Mary surrenders to her enemies at Carberry Hill. Mary is imprisoned at Loch Leven Castle
  • Jul 24, 1567

    Mary is forced to abdicate in favour of her son

    Mary is forced to abdicate in favour of her son
  • Jul 29, 1567

    Marys son becomes King James VI of Scotland 1 year old

    Marys son becomes King James VI of Scotland 1 year old
    Mary’s son is crowned King James VI of Scotland only 1 year old
  • May 2, 1568

    Mary escapes and gathers an army

    Mary escapes from Loch Leven near Kinross gathers an army and moves towards Dumbarton Castle.
  • May 13, 1568

    Marys army is defeated

    Mary’s army is defeated by a much smaller force under the Regent, the Earl of Moray, at the Battle of Langside, now part of Glassgow
  • May 19, 1568

    Mary flees to England

    Mary flees to England.Conference meets to consider Mary’s part in Darnley’s murder
  • Jan 16, 1569

    Northern Rebellion

    16 1569Northern Rebellion: Catholic rebellion in northern England to free Mary
  • Feb 25, 1570

    Pope Pius anounnces the papal ball

    Pope Pius anounnces the papal ball
    Regnans in Excelsis was a papal bull Announced on the 25th Febuary 1570 by Pope Pius V declaring "Elizabeth, the pretended Queen of England and the servant of crime" to be a heretic and releasing all her subjects from any allegiance to her and excommunicating any that obeyed her orders.’
  • Apr 27, 1570

    Pope Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth I

    Pope Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth I
  • Jun 2, 1572

    Thomas Howard, is executed for his part in the Ridolfi Plot

    Thomas Howard, is executed for his part in the Ridolfi Plot
    Thomas Howard, the 4th Duke of Norfolk is executed for his part in the Ridolfi Plot
  • Throckmorton Plot

    Throckmorton Plot
  • Mary has a new jailer, Amyas Paulet

    Mary has a new jailer, Amyas Paulet
    Mary has a new jailer, Amyas Paulet
  • Mary is arrested after writing a letter approving of a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth

    Mary is arrested after writing a letter approving of a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth
  • Mary is tried for treason and found guilty

    Mary is tried for treason at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire and is found guilty of plotting Elizabeth’s death.
  • Marys writes her last letter

    Marys writes her last letter
    At Wednesday 2:am Mary wrote her last letter to her former brother-in-law, King Henry III of France.
  • 8am on Wednesday Mary was executed at Fotheringhay.

    8am on Wednesday Mary was executed at Fotheringhay.
    8am on Wednesday Mary was executed at Fotheringhay.
  • Spanish Armanda is defeated

    Spanish Armanda is defeated
    Spanish Armanda is defeated
  • Death of Elizabeth I. James VI, Mary’s son, becomes King James I of England

    Death of Elizabeth I. James VI, Mary’s son, becomes King James I of England
    Death of Elizabeth I. James VI, Mary’s son, becomes King James I of England