The 1563 visit to Ayrshire of Mary Queen of Scots

This summer has seen the 450th anniversary of the royal progress of the twenty-year-old Mary Queen of Scots through the west of Scotland in 1563, passing through Stirlingshire, Glasgow, Dunbartonshire, Argyllshire, Ayrshire, Wigtownshire, Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfriesshire, and then back to Edinburgh via Peebles. The only surviving record of this journey is the list of stabling expenses […]

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