Mary, Queen of Scots course launches on 1 September!

Mary, Queen of Scots course launches on 1 September!

We're just putting the finishing touches to our new course, The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots, which launches here on MedievalCourses.com on 1st September.

The course is written and presented by historian and author Claire Ridgway, and it can be pre-ordered from now until the end of 31st August at a special $25 discount. Pre-order now and pay just $50 (it will be launched at $75). Click here to go to the course page now to pre-order. The discount code is MQS2021.

Note: This is an online course of downloadable or streaming video and audio lectures (plus transcripts) which can be done in your own time and you have lifetime access to the course once you have signed up and paid. There is no set start or end date, you can do it at your own pace. It is open internationally.

Here is the course blurb...

Mary, Queen of Scots is one of those divisive but fascinating 16th-century personalities. For some, she is the queen who was ruled by her heart and made reckless decisions, to others she is a tragic victim, and to others still, she is the rival of Elizabeth I who actively plotted against the English queen.

But who was Mary, Queen of Scots?

In this detailed course, historian and author Claire Ridgway takes you through Mary's life chronologically, from the background of the royal House of Stewart, through Mary's life, right through to her legacy.

The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots course includes the following units:

  • Introduction
  • Background and Roots – The Stewarts of Scotland
  • Early Life - The War of the Rough Wooing
  • A New Life in France
  • Queen of France
  • Return to Scotland
  • A Second Marriage
  • A Murder and another Marriage
  • Mary Loses her Crown
  • England and the Casket Letters
  • Imprisonment
  • Plots
  • Mary's Trial
  • Mary's Execution
  • Mary, Queen of Scots, a victim of the victors of history, and her real nemesis
  • The Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots - In my end is my beginning

The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots course will also include:

  • End of unit quizzes
  • Family tree
  • Recommended further reading and links to primary sources for your own research
  • Information on Mary, Queen of Scots' places
  • End of course certificate
  • Pre-order now and pay just $50 (it will be launched at $75). Click here to go to the course page now to pre-order. The discount code is MQS2021.

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