James Hepburn, 1st Duke of Orkney and 4th Earl of Bothwell (c. 1534 – 14 April 1578), better known simply as Lord Bothwell, was a prominent Scottish nobleman. He was known for his marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots , as her third and final husband.
10/02/2015 · On this day in history, the 10th February 1567, Lord Darnley was murdered at Kirk o' Field, Edinburgh, in the Royal Mile, just a few hundred yards from Holyrood House where his wife, Mary Queen of Scots, and baby son, the future James VI/I, were staying. Henry, Lord Darnley, had been lodging at Kirk o' Field while convalescing after contracting either syphilis or smallpox. What he didn't know ...
14/03/2004 · Gunpowder, Treason & Plot: Directed by Gillies MacKinnon. With Vulpe Adrian, Carmen Ungureanu, Clémence Poésy, Tadeusz Pasternak. Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.
Mary of Scotland: Directed by John Ford, Leslie Goodwins. With Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Douglas Walton. The recently widowed Mary Stuart returns to Scotland to reclaim her throne but is opposed by her half-brother and her own Scottish lords.
01/01/2020 · 12. Mary and Bothwell: 15 October 1566. Mary’s horseback journey to Jedburgh was interrupted with the news that the Earl of Bothwell has been injured. She undertakes what became an infamous horseback ride to the earl, who later became her third husband. 13. Darnley's murder 10 February 1567
Bothwell fled to Scandinavia, where he was arrested and held prisoner until his death. Mary escaped from Lochleven in 1568, only to be defeated at the Battle of Langside, near Glasgow, on 13 May. Fleeing south, she sought shelter in England, believing that Queen Elizabeth I would support her cause, but instead she was kept in captivity in England for 19 years.
31/01/2015 · In February of 1567 they had Darnley’s house, Kirk o’ Field, blown up; Darnley’s strangled body was found in the garden. Many nobles were implicated, most particularly James Hepburn, the Earl of Bothwell. Certainly Bothwell’s later life (imprisoned in Denmark, he died in 1578, virtually insane) was a degree of punishment for this crime.