Archives Mensuelles: avril 2023

Crowning a Queen of Scots: the case of Marie of Lorraine (1540)

Mid-June 1538. Marie, a young princess of 22 and mother of a small son, embarked without her child on a vessel, left the French coast, crossed the North sea and arrived with her retinue on the east coast of Scotland. The previous month, this eldest daughter of the duke of Guise and dowager duchess of […]