Archives de Tag: queen of Scots

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 […]

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 […]

Marie Stuart à Edimbourg (exposition au NMS en 2013)

On ne présente plus Marie Stuart, le monde entier la connaît. Vraiment ? Voici une belle occasion de se faire sa propre idée à propos de cette reine d’Écosse et de France, au moins aussi controversée que Marie-Antoinette. Les deux reines, adorées autant que détestées, soumises sans cesse aux regards et aux jugements de leurs […]