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Weekend of 13/14 October 2018 – “Highland Tour” – meeting in Inverness. Programme will follow Jean Gordon through her life and after her divorce from the Earl of Bothwell.
The English branch AGM on Saturday 29th September will be held at the Leewood Hotel, Buxton Plus an Audience with Mary Queen of Scots whilst captive, in the Old Hall, Buxton, on Sunday 30th at 10.30am.
Saturday, 24 November 2018 – “Christmas” lunch and branch AGM at Apex Heights, Edinburgh
Dear Society members, Please find links below to the programme and registration form for our forthcoming Annual Gathering. Our Constitution requires us to hold the Gathering at ‘a suitable place of Marian interest’ and as this year marks the 450th Anniversary of Mary’s stay in Carlisle, it is very appropriate that we selected this (at… Read More ›
Scottish Branch – On Monday 19 March Margaret Lumsdaine, former President of the Society, will give an illustrated talk on the castles of the Loire giving an insight into the Renaissance court of France in Mary’s days. Please note this talk will be held in the afternoon commencing at 2pm in the Library of the… Read More ›
On Monday 5 February 2018 Dr Anna Groundwater, who is a Teaching Fellow in Historical Skills and Methods at the University of Edinburgh, will talk to the Society about the book by Jenny Wormald entitled “Mary Queen of Scots: A Study in Failure”, its core conclusions, the debate it provoked and the experience of her… Read More ›
MEMORIAL SERVICE IN PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL ON SATURDAY 5 AUGUST 2017 AND ASSOCIATED ARRANGEMENTS I am writing with the details of the service in Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 5 August 2017 and associated information. My apologies for the very short notice but we have only had confirmation this afternoon of the arrangements from the Cathedral’s Events… Read More ›
The Scottish Branch Christmas lunch and AGM is to be held in Apex Haymarket Hotel at 1pm.