It was a cold winter when young Mary Stewart was born at Linlithgow Palace on December 8, 1542 as the only surviving heir. Mary’s father was James V, son of James IV and Margaret Tudor, the sister of King Henry VIII of England. Her mother was Marie de Guise, the second wife of James V and daughter of Claude the Duke of Guise and Antoinette of Bourbon, one of the most powerful families in France.
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Adrienne has been obsessed with history since about age 10, starting the day she watched the 1982 film "The Scarlet Pimpernel." She has a B.A. in history and a M.A. in history and education. If she could choose to live anywhere in the world, Adrienne would 100% choose London, England even though she's not really a city person. Adrienne loves to travel, eat chocolate, and binge Netflix whenever she can.