The State Funeral and Heraldry of Mary Queen of Scots

The State Funeral and Heraldry of Mary Queen of Scots
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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.

Speaker
John Malden
Hosted by
University of Aberdeen Museums and Special Collections
Venue
Regent Lecture Theatre
Contact

University of Aberdeen Museums and Special Collections
The Sir Duncan Rice Library
Bedford Road
AB24 3AA

E: scc.events@abdn.ac.uk
T: 01224 274354

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