Mary Queen of Scots – The Final 24 Hours
8th February 1587, by mid morning Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots will be dead
This is the story of the final 24 hours of the life Mary, Queen of Scots. From the news that after nineteen years in prison she would be finally going to her death, to the final moments of drama on the scaffold at Fotheringhay.
The story is told in a dramatic minute by minute countdown which ends with the botched blows of the executioner.
The tale is told from the viewpoints of the major players in the events: