In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 2: Stirling Castle with Liz Manson

In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 2: Stirling Castle with Liz Manson
The Tudor History & Travel Show
In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 2: Stirling Castle with Liz Manson

Sep 12 2020 | 00:47:20

Episode September 12, 2020 00:47:20

Show Notes


This month sees the launch of a special celebration of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, here, on The Tudor Travel Show. Throughout September, I will be publishing one episode a week, as I follow 'In the Footsteps' of this legendary Scottish queen, visiting some of the most historic locations associated with her time in Scotland. Along the way, I will be meeting up with local guides, (many are members of the Marie Stuart Society), who will share their knowledge and passion for Mary and her story.


In this week's episode, I travel to Stirling Castle and meet up with Elisabeth Manson, President of the Marie Stuart Society. Together we explore the royal chapel, great hall and royal apartments of the castle. I talk to Liz about Stirling Castle as Mary's childhood home, as well as hearing about the blossoming romance between Mary and Henry, Lord Darnley, which unfolded at the castle in the spring of 1565.  If you wish to read more about the palace and its royal apartments, follow this link. To see more images of the palace, join my private FB group, which accompanies this podcast, The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road.


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Presenter: Sarah Morris

Guest: Elisabeth Manson



Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

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