Archives de Tag: Kirk o’Field

Darnley, famous for being handsome – and murdered

Some people in History are famous for their violent deaths. Some are famous for having married an important personality. And some are celebrities because of a magnificent portrait painting. Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, cumulates all these three. His portrait in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery shows a blond boy of nine or ten, dressed in […]

Mary and Darnley, the beautiful doomed couple

Like the J.F. Kennedy murder fifty years ago, we might never know with certainty who killed Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, the second husband of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, near Kirk o’Field house in Edinburgh in 1567. The latest exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, dedicated to the infortunate queen, didn’t bring […]