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Identifier: illustratedbiogr00sava
Title: Illustrated biography; or, Memoirs of the great and the good of all nations and all times; comprising sketches of eminent statesmen, philosophers, heroes, artists, reformers, philanthropists, mechanics, navigators, authors, poets, divines, soldiers, savans, etc
Year: 1856 (1850s)
Authors: Savage, Charles C., 1820-1907
Subjects: Biography
Publisher: Buffalo, Phinney & Co.
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN


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f May, 1553. Soon after this, Edward VL died, having been pre-vailed upon, in his last illness, to settle the crown upon the Lady Jane, whoreluctantly accepted it, and was proclaimed queen. This gleam of royalty,however, was of short duration; for the pageant reign lasted but nine days.The kingdom was dissatisfied, and the nobility indignant at the presumption ofNorthumberland; so that Mary soon overcame her enemies, and was not back-ward in taking ample revenge. The duke of Northumberland was beheaded ;and Lady Jane and her husband were arraigned, convicted of treason, and sentto the Tower. After being confined some time, the council resolved to putthese innocent victims of a parents unprincipled ambition to death. LordGuildford suffered first; and as he passed her window, his lady gave him herlast adieu. Immediately afterward she was executed on the same scaffold ; suf-fering with calm resignation, and a firm atttachment to the protestant religion,February 12, 1554. 132 MARY STUART.

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MARY STUART. MARY STUART, queen of Scots, famous for her beauty, her wit, her learning,and her misfortunes, was daughter of James V., king of Scotland, and suc-ceeded her father in 1542, eight days after her birth. In 1558 she marriedFrancois, dauphin, and afterward king of France, by which means she becamequeen of France. This monarch dying in 1560, she returned into Scotland,and married her cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, in 1565. Being exclu-ded from any share of the government (as he suspected) by the advice of Riz-zio, an Italian musician, her favorite and secretary, the king, by the coun-sel and assistance of some of the principal nobility, suddenly surprised themtogether, and Rizzio was slain in the queens presence, in 1566. An apparentreconciliation afterward took place, when Darnley, who had continued to re-side separately from the queen, was assassinated, and the house he inhabitedblown up with gunpowder, in February, 1567. This barbarous transaction wasbut very imperfec


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