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Battle of Carberry Hill, 15 June 1567

This image represents the defeat of the forces of Mary Queen of Scots and her third husband Lord Bothwell by those of the Lords of the CongregationGlossary term - opens in a pop-up window. Mary was captured after the battle and imprisoned in Lochleven Castle. She was forced to abdicate on 24 July, and, although she escaped the following year, this battle marked the end of her personal power in Scotland. The victory of the Protestant Lords was achieved with direct help from England.

Catalogue reference: MPF 1/366

Battle of Carberry Hill, 15 June 1567. Cat ref: MPF 1/366
 
 
 
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