Englad and France at peace. A suggested marriage of Mary Queen of Scots and Lord Robert Dudley(
Earl of Leicester), Mary considered the proposal if in return Elizabeth would name her as next in line to the throne. In March of 1565, Elizabeth informed Mary that marrying the earl of Leicecter would not ensure her position if Elizabth were to die childless. mary instead married Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. Elizabeth I saw this as a threat. (shared Grandmother: Margaret Tudor).