To read Lord Ruthven's account of the murder of Rizzio, click here. The most detailed discussion of the murder of Lord Darnley can be found in the book by Major-General R. Mahon, "The Tragedy of Kirk o' Field". To read a translation of Bothwell's own version of the story, click here. Francis married Mary, Queen of Scots on 24th April
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Post a comment. It is the common belief that Darnley was born on 7 December, but this is disputed. Darnley's father, Matthew Stewart, Earl of Lennox, had been declared guilty of treason in Scotland for his part in the war of the Rough Wooing, siding with the English as an opponent of Mary of Guise and Regent Arran, and his Scottish estates were forfeited in Lennox lived in exile in England for 22 years, returning to Scotland in
From his marriage in , he was king consort of Scotland. Many contemporary narratives describing his life and death refer to him as Lord Darnley , his title as heir apparent to the Earldom of Lennox , and it is by this appellation that he is known in history. However, this date is uncertain as his parents were not together in early and a letter of March , from Mary Queen of Scots, indicates Darnley was then nineteen years old. Therefore, the date would seem probable.
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