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Today's reading comprehension is all about Mary Queen of Scots!

 

Mary Queen of Scots was born in 1542 and in fact, became Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old! She was the daughter of King James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise, who was from France.

When you begin to learn more about the story of her life – which involved murder, death, prison, battles, and betrayal – it’s hard to believe it’s all true!

Mary was Queen of Scotland by birth and Queen of France by marriage, although she is probably more famous for being involved in plots to throw Queen Elizabeth I off the English throne. This was ultimately her downfall; in 1587 at the age of 44, Mary was executed.

 

Have a read and answer the following questions about her eventful life as Queen

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