In this week’s vlog, Steven Reid looks at Mary’s brief stint as a Disney princess in a short cartoon from 1957, which was nominated for an Oscar.
Dr Anette Hagan (Rare Books Curator, Early Printed Collections to 1700, National Library of Scotland) introduces us to a very rare German broadside featuring Mary.
In this vlog, Dr Steven Reid of the University of Glasgow compares two early biographies of Elizabeth I and Mary…
In this blog Deborah Clarke (Senior Curator – Palace of Holyroodhouse) looks at an iconic piece of furniture that has had a long and spurious association with Mary Queen of Scots – the famed ‘Red Bed’ at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
In this vlog Kirsty Archer-Thompson, Collections and Interpretation Manager at the Abbotsford Trust, discusses a crucifix in the collection that supposedly belonged to Mary.
Mickey Mayhew, author of the Little Book of Mary Queen of Scots, takes us on the first part of a two-part guided tour through Mary’s filmography.
In this Vlog, Professor Gerry Carruthers (University of Glasgow) looks at Mary’s literary transformation in the 18th and 19th centuries, from a queen with questionable political and moral judgement into a tragic heroine – a transformation in which Scott and Robert Burns were both directly involved.
Dr Antonia Laurence-Allen discusses Mary’s tennis court at Falkland Palace.
Steven Reid explains what this blog and vlog is all about – the strange afterlife of Mary Queen of Scots.