8 February 1587 – The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

Posted By claire on February 8, 2013

On this day in history, on the morning of the 8th February 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots, was escorted to the great hall of Fotheringhay Castle and executed by beheading.

You can read more about Mary’s execution in my article “The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots” and about Mary herself in the following articles:


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