Scottish Branch Events
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 ›
The Scottish Branch Christmas lunch and AGM is to be held in Apex Haymarket Hotel at 1pm.
The 450th Anniversary Lecture of the Coronation of James VI will take place at the Church of the Holy Rude in Stirling on Saturday 29 July at 7.30pm. It will be delivered by Dr Steven Reid from the Department of Scottish History at the University of Glasgow and the title of his lecture is “From… Read More ›
Monday 17 July – Talk by David Templeman based on his book “Mary, Queen of Scots. The Captive Queen in England 1568-87”.
Tickets are selling fast for the performance of “Glory on Earth” by Linda McLean at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Grindlay Street, Edinburgh. The play is set on Tuesday 19 August 1561 at 9am. Through the fog a ship arrives in Leith docks. Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, steps ashore. She is 19 and on her… Read More ›
Tuesday 2 May – Back by popular demand. Jerry Ozaniec will recreate the walk he led last September retracing Mary’s formal entry into Edinburgh on her return to Scotland in 1561. (we’ll be going for a meal afterwards and before the play in the evening)
A visit to Mount Stuart in Rothesay will take place on Sunday 23 April 2017 (the day after the Annual Gathering being held in Glasgow). Details will be sent out to members with the February Journal.
Marie Stuart Society member, Dr Margaret Skea will give a talk on 16th Century Food Standards Agency at the Quaker Meeting House at 7pm on Tuesday 21 March. Further details will be sent out nearer the time.
Margaret Lumsdaine, an Honorary member of the Society and former President, will reprise for us the talk she gave at Paisley Abbey on 10 September 2016. Her talk, which she was invited to give at the Stewart 700 Conference, was entitled “The Rich Dynastic Inheritance of Mary, Queen of Scots, from her Stewart Queen Ancestors”. … Read More ›