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Noun: Mary Stuart
  1. Queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favour of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for sedition (1542-1587)
    - Mary Queen of Scots

Type of: female monarch, queen, queen regnant

Part of: Stuart

Encyclopedia: Mary Stuart