The History of Leith

February 22, 2008

Queen’s death warrant copy saved

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A copy of the warrant for the execution of Mary Queen of Scots has been saved for the UK.
The document has been acquired by the library of the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace for £72,485, with the help of heritage bodies’ donations. for more click here

Lambeth Palace Library has acquired a document intimately involved with one of Britain’s most dramatic historical events, a copy of the warrant for the execution of Mary Queen of Scots (shown left). Benefactors of the Library have provided funds to keep this historic document in the U.K.

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