Archives de Tag: anniversary

Edinburgh’s Institut Français celebrates Marie de Guise’s 500th birthday

On Tuesday December 8, 2015, the Institut Français at 13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh, marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of Marie de Guise with the conference Marie de Guise, ’the other Mary’: Dr Julian Goodare, Reader in History at the University of Edinburgh, presents The political and diplomatic situation of Scotland in Europe in […]

Marie of Guise, Queen of Scotland

Initialement publié sur The Freelance History Writer :
Marie of Guise, c. 1537, by Corneille de Lyon Marie of Guise was born on November 22, 1515 in the castle of Bar-le-Duc in northeast France. Her father was Claude, Duke of Guise and her mother was Antoinette of Bourbon. The Guises were one of the most powerful…

1314-2014 : News of the Battle of Bannockburn

In early summer of the year 1314,  by a small river named Bannock Burn in Scotland, took place one of the most famous battles in European history. The battle of Bannockburn was fought on june 23th and june 24th between the armies of king Edward II of England (1284-1327) and king Robert the Bruce of Scotland […]