The Palace of Holyroodhouse. - Robert the Bruce held a parliament at the abbey in 1326. Mary Queen of Scots lived here from 1561 to 1567. Bonnie Prince Charles held court at Holyrood for five weeks in September and October 1745.
Mary Queen of Scots bedroom, Holyrood Palace I wonder if Rizzio's ghost haunts this room, after his horrible murder by the Scottish lords. Poor Mary! She never had counsellors she could trust, like her counterpart Elizabeth did. I have always believed Mary was born in the wrong century.
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