Evening Lecture in association with Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
Royal Heraldry was a statement of territorial claim and marriage. Mary’s use of the Royal Arms of England caused a severe diplomatic row. A various armorials were produced during and after her reign, especially by the Hamilton family as next in line to the throne. Following her execution Mary was given a state funeral by the guilt conscious Queen Elizabeth for which detailed accounts survive.
Free – no booking required.
- John Malden
- Hosted by
- University of Aberdeen Museums and Special Collections
- Regent Lecture Theatre
University of Aberdeen Museums and Special Collections
The Sir Duncan Rice Library
T: 01224 274354