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Catholic Queen, Protestant Patriarchy: Mary Queen of Scots and the Politics of Gender and Religion Kristen P. Walton

Catholic Queen, Protestant Patriarchy: Mary Queen of Scots and the Politics of Gender and Religion

Kristen P. Walton

Published February 15th 2007
ISBN : 9781403988355
Hardcover
240 pages
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Mary Stuart has intrigued people since her birth. The significance of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, though, does not rest simply in the dramatic events of her life: rather, Marys significance lies in her contemporaries reaction to her. As aMoreMary Stuart has intrigued people since her birth. The significance of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, though, does not rest simply in the dramatic events of her life: rather, Marys significance lies in her contemporaries reaction to her. As a Catholic, a woman and a monarch in sixteenth century Europe, the debates surrounding Marys life, reign, and imprisonment reveal a world in flux whose members attempted to solve the crises of religion, nationhood, authority, and gender that confronted them.