Source 1d

Closeup of James as a child (MPF 1/366)

4. This is the Infant James – Lord Darnley’s son and heir to the throne.

  • The infant James is saying ‘Judge and revenge my caus, O Lord.’ What do you think this means?
  • James would have only been a one year old baby at this time. What is the artist trying to suggest about the death of Lord Darnley?
  • From what you have found out so far, how do you think Darnley died?