Close drawer menu Financial Times International Edition. Mary was forced to surrender and abdicate, while Bothwell escaped to Scandinavia. The focus of a long series of Roman Catholic plots against Elizabeth, culminating in the Babington Plot to assassinate the English queen, led to Elizabeth's ministers demanding Mary's execution: 'so long as there is life in her, there is hope; so as they live in hope, we live in fear'.
Nevertheless, with her spotless haute couture dress and her magnificent hair-do in the shape of a table tennis bat, she looks as if she has just stepped out of a limousine on her way to the Met Gala. Mary, Queen of Scots, towered over her contemporaries in more ways than one.
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After three months, she allowed herself to be married off to Bothwell, the chief suspect, after he abducted and ravished her. By the end of February, Bothwell was generally believed to be guilty of Darnley's assassination.