MARY STUART: MARTYR OR MANIPULATIVE QUEEN?
The greatest mysteries of history unveiled
An episode from the series SECRETS OF HISTORY - ENIGMAS
Beheaded at 45 for plotting against Elizabeth I, Queen of England, Mary Stuart was one of the most beautiful women of her time. Rare by its beauty and height (1.80m), she was courted by the powerful but, nevertheless, experienced several romantic setbacks.
Queen of Scotland and France, she was also the heiress to the throne of England. Her rival, Elizabeth I, wanted to get rid of Mary Stuart, the Catholic, whom she perceived as a threat. But how to do that?
This is a story of women and power play. One must die for the other to survive.