On This Day in Elizabethan History: Mary Stuart Found Guilty of Treason
Portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots. Attributed to Oultry, 1578.
On this day in Elizabethan history in 1586, Mary, the former Queen of Scotland, was found guilty of treason, having conspired to have her cousin Queen Elizabeth I killed. Find out more about Mary's plots, her co-conspirators, her trial, and her conviction in our BeingBess article.