Who betrayed Mary, Queen Of Scots?

Her life story reads like a Shakespearean tragedy, a sorry tale of rape, murder and treachery. But who should take the blame for Mary, Queen of Scots' demise? As a film on Mary hits cinemas, Kate Williams, author of a new book on the ill-fated queen, sets out the case against six potential culprits – and Mary herself

Mary Stuart, shown here in a painting after Nicholas Hilliard, might have been a good queen, says Kate Williams, but the odds were stacked against her. (Image by Superstock)

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