Mary Queen of Scots Pearl Necklace on Display
Mary Queen of Scots Pearl Necklace on Display A NECKLACE that once belonged to Linlithgow’s most famous daughter Mary Queen of Scots will go on display
Framlingham Castle in Suffolk once belonged to Mary Tudor, the eldest daughter of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. In 1552, the castle became hers after the death of Thomas Howard, the third Duke of Norfolk. She had already been granted most of the Howard estates in East Anglia in Henry VIII's will of 1547.
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Defiance and fear of Mary Queen of Scots revealed in letter to Vatican sent months before execution
The document survived and has been buried in the depths of the Vatican's so-called Secret Archives and is among 100 of the most historical items going on display.