Mary Queen of Scots Author:Antonia Fraser She had everything - dazzling beauty, brilliant wit, captivating charm, unflinching courage. Born to reign, she was every inch a queen as she made her imperious moves on the chessboard of power. But she could not rule her own impulsive heart, and she scandalized her people with her passions, was betrayed by the brutal and powerful man she love... more »d, and was lured into the deadly spider's web woven by her envious and unforgiving cousin, Elizabeth of England. Here is the unforgettable story of Mary Queen of Scots, who lost a throne for love, and gained immortal triumph in her ultimate hour of tragedy.« less
This is a detailed and passionate bigography of Scotlands tragic Queen Mary. Not only Queen of Scotland but mother of James VI of Scotland who became James I of Great Britain.
Antonia Frasier is at her best in this book.