This Day in History July 24, 1567

By Ruth on July 24, 2014 in England, history
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It was on this date in 1567, that Mary,  Queen of Scots was forced to abdicate the throne to her one-year-old son,  James.   As a side note,  this was eventually the king who authorized the King James version.  She was beheaded but a few years later.

For more info:
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary,_Queen_of_Scots
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mary-queen-of-scots-deposed
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/maryqueenofscots.htm

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