Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 73 ratings

Royal Road to Fotheringay Publisher's Summary

At just six days old, Mary Stuart became Queen of Scots. At just six years old, she was betrothed to the Dauphin Francois, the future King of France.

Reluctantly leaving Scotland, Mary is raised in the decadent French court in preparation for becoming the Queen of France. But her reign with Francois is short-lived.

Widowed at 18 years old, Mary is once again forced to leave her home to return to Scotland. Now a Catholic queen in a Protestant country, Mary must rule with caution and choose her next husband prudently...

©1964 Jean Plaidy (P)2008 Isis Publishing Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Royal Road to Fotheringay

    • By: Jean Plaidy
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    At just six days old, Mary Stuart became Queen of Scots. At just six years old, she was betrothed to the Dauphin Francois, the future King of France. Reluctantly leaving Scotland, Mary is raised in the decadent French court in preparation for becoming the Queen of France. But her reign with Francois is short-lived. Widowed at 18 years old, Mary is once again forced to leave her home to return to Scotland. Now a Catholic queen in a Protestant country, Mary must rule with caution and choose her next husband prudently.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really Enjoyed it

    • By Louise on 10-05-09

    Regular price: $29.20

  • Book 2

    • The Captive Queen of Scots

    • By: Jean Plaidy
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Scotland has been torn apart by civil war, and the young and passionate Catholic Mary Queen of Scots is in the hands of her enemies. Under duress, Mary abdicates in favour of her son, James VI, and flees to England for safety, boldly seeking refuge with her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I. But Elizabeth has never trusted the ambitious Catholic queen and has Mary imprisoned.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • And Her Soul Yearned to be Free

    • By Moragne on 08-02-10

    Regular price: $25.75