Mary of Guise (1515 - 1560). Queen of Scotland from 1538 to her husband's death in 1542. She married James V and had one daughter.

“ Portrait of Mary of Guise - Queen of James V of Scotland and mother of Mary, Queen of Scots c. 1537 by Corneille de Lyon ” Mary of Guise (French: Marie de Guise) November.

King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots

King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots. Marie was the second wife of King James V. She served as regent of Scotland in her daughter's name from 1554 to

Mary Queen of Scots, aged 19, in white mourning to mark the loss of three members of her immediate family within a period of 18 months. Her father-in-law Henry II died in July 1559; her mother Mary of Guise died in Scotland in June 1560; and in December of the same year her husband Francis II died. Mary, no longer Queen of France, returned to Scotland in August 1561. Wearing white was the official sign of mourning worn by women of royal blood or high-ranking courtiers.

François Clouet Mary, Queen of Scots, shown in white mourning 'en deuil blanc' to mark the loss of three members of her immediate family within a period of eighteen months.

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Marie de Guise, mother of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. Queen Regent of Scotland during Mary's minority

Diana Gabaldon at Castle Leod, Scotland, standing in front of tree planted by Mary of Guise (this would be Mary, Queen of Scots’ mother_) in 1500.

Diana Gabaldon (author of the famous "Outlander" series) at Castle Leod, Scotland, at the tree planted by Mary of Guise (Mary, Queen of Scots’ mother) in

On 4 August 1534, at the age of 18, she became Duchess of Longueville by marrying Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville (born 1510), at the Château du Louvre. Their union turned out to be happy, but brief. Mary of Guise -

On 4 August at the age of she became Duchess of Longueville by marrying Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville (born at the Château du Louvre. Their union turned out to be happy, but brief. Mary of Guise -

Mary of Guise 1515–1560-Queen consort of Scotland & mother of Mary, Queen of Scots. 1st Mary married Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville. The union was happy, but brief. James V had noticed the attractions of Mary when he went to France to meet Madeleine, & Mary was next in his affections.  James's mother Margaret Tudor wrote to Henry VIII, "I trust she will prove a wise Princess. I have been much in her company, & she bears herself very honourably to me, with very good entertaining.”

Mary of Guise consort of Scotland & mother of Mary, Queen of Scots. Mary married Louis II d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville.- wearing ermine fur on her sleeves

Picture of Mary around the age 13. ---The Fench king, Henry ll proposed to unite France and Scotland by marrying the young queen (Mary would have been four-years-old) to his three-year-old son, the Dauphin Francis. With the marriage agreement in place, five-year-old Mary was sent to France to spend the next thirteen years at the French coourt. Mary was tall for her age (she attained an adult height of 5 feet 11 inches) and eloquent. Francis was abnormally short and stuttered.

Mary, Queen of Scots around the age of Mary, Queen of Scots December 1542 – 8 February also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and Queen consort of France from 10 July 1559 to 5 December

JAMES V., King of Scotland, son of James IV. and his Queen Margaret Tudor, was born at Linlithgow on the 10th of April 1512, and became king when his father was killed at Flodden in 1513, and Mary of Guise or Mary of Lorraine] (1515-1560), daughter of Claude, Duke of Guise, and widow of Louis of Orleans, Duke of Longueville. Parents of Mary, Queen of Scots.

JAMES V., King of Scotland, son of James IV. and his Queen Margaret Tudor, was born at Linlithgow on the 10th of April 1512, and became king when his father was killed at Flodden in 1513, and Mary of Guise or Mary of Lorraine] (1515-1560), daughter of Claude, Duke of Guise, and widow of Louis of Orleans, Duke of Longueville. Parents of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Portraits of 16th century ladies by Richard Burchett 1815–1875) at Palace of Westminster; Catherine Howard Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Mary of Guise, Queen of Scotland Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour / Portraits of century ladies by Richard Burchett at Palace of Westminster; Catherine Howard Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Mary of Guise, Queen of Scotland Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour

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