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Lesley, John, 1527-1596 (Bishop of Ross)

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Mary, Queen of Scots. The declaration of the will of Marie, Quene of Scotland, 1566

 piece
Identifier: De.1.12/22
Scope and Contents

This paper consists of a closely written sheet of four pages, in a contemporary hand, and contains the instructions the Queen dictated when lying ill at Jedburgh, after the famous ride she took on horseback to visit the Earl of Bothwell at Hermitage Castle. It was likely transcribed by John Lesley, the Bishop of Ross.

Dates: 1566