Mary Queen of Scots - A Trail of Truth and Lies

A guided walking tour exploring the dramatic life of Mary Queen of Scots, one of the most contentious and romantic figures in British history. A story of political intrigue, power, romance, religion, and treachery. Mary only resided for six years in Edinburgh, but she left behind a trail of love affairs, riots, and murder, making her time in the city one of the most turbulent and decisive periods in Scottish history. Starting at Holyrood Palace, this tour weaves its way up the Royal Mile exploring the most action-packed period of her short life, including the struggles with John Knox and the Scottish nobility, her fatal marriage to Darnley and his mysterious death, her marriage to Bothwell that led to her captivity by Queen Elizabeth and her eventual execution at the age of forty-four.