Heroes of History
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Heroes of History

Queen Of Twisted And Tragic Triangle

She married a bisexual man in order to secure her claim to England, he had other goals

Mary, Queen of Scots, was involved in a complicated love triangle. Image from art_traveller via Wikimedia

Mary, Queen of Scots, can be called many things, but chief amongst the descriptors is shrewd. She knew her hold on Scotland was tentative, that she could be usurped when a male heir came around. But she still needed a child for succession purposes.

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Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, from those well known to the ordinary person who becomes heroic.

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