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Mary I

Born: 1542 AD
Died: 1587 AD
Nationality: Scottish
Categories: Queen

1542 – A queen was born on the 8th day of December this year in Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian. Her reign starts six days after her birth.


1543 – On the 9th day of September this year, she was crowned Queen of Scots.


1548 – With her marriage agreement in place, five-year-old Mary was sent to France in this year to spend the next ten years at the French court. Henri II had offered to guard her and raise her.


1558 – She married the Dauphin François at Notre Dame de Paris. When Henri II died on July 10 this year, she became Queen Consort of France; her husband became François II of France.


1559 – She also sat as Queen Consort of France from 10th of July this year up to the 5th December 1560.


1587 – At age 44, she died on the 8th day of February this year in Fotheringhay Castle, Northampton shire.