Mary’s Return

On 19 August 1561 Mary, Queen of Scots returned to her homeland. Join us for a short talk to discover more about the reception she received when she arrived back in Scotland!

Mary’s Return

About Mary’s Return

On 19 August 1561 Mary, Queen of Scots returned to her homeland. This year on the anniversary of her return, join us for a short talk to discover more about the reception she received when she arrived back in Scotland, and how she made the Palace her home.

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