Traveling through History

Mary, Queen of Scots/ Ottoman Empire

Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, queen of Scots was one of the most fascinating and controversial monarchs of 16th century Europe. At one time, she claimed the crowns of four nations – Scotland, France, England and Ireland. Her beauty and kind heart were acknowledged even by her enemies.

Mary; Birth and Death

According to the article "Mary, Queen of Scots" the main idea about this subject is life about Marys birth to death. Mary was a Roman Catholic. The Catholic Europe regarded Mary as the England right full queen. Her father died after her birth, and so she inherited the crown of of Scotland. At age 15 Mary was married to the dauphin. Elizabeth, her cousin became queen of England. Catholic Europe regarded Mary Stuart as England’s rightful queen. The dauphin succeeded his father. The next year Francis died, leaving Mary a childless widow. She was then 18.
According to Cotter, Mary was born in 1542. Her father, King of Scots James V, died just six days after her birth, so she inherited the crown of of Scotland. She did not get to stay in Scotland very long because of the Protestant uprising, so she fled to France. At age 15 Mary was married to the dauphin of France. The dauphin, Francis, succeeded his father. In the same year, Elizabeth, her cousin became queen of England. The next year Francis died, leaving Mary a childless widow. Cotter also explains, Catholic Europe regarded Mary Stuart as England’s rightful queen, and they tried to tried many plots to make her Queen of England. It never happened though. Queen Elizabeth ended up condemning Mary to death before she could steal the throne. Mary was executed at the age of 44 (33-50).

Time period : Ottoman Empire

The article "Ottoman Empire" states that this empire grew extremely fast and gained its strenghts. The Empire was the longest Empire lasting. Sadly, the Ottoman Empire was lead to Walfare. The Walfare began,the empire invaded a lot of places. They conquered over a city and settled there for a while. Ruling over other cities which made them be more powerful and mighty. But on the other hand, the capital of the Ottoman Empire was religious. Leader, Sheikh-ul- IsLam, declares holy war on behalf of the Ottoman Empire. The Empire was faltering, having much lost of its considerable territory in Europe. It defeated the first Balkan war 2 years ago. Allied countries rises up and defended the Ottoman Empire, as a protector of IsLam.
The Graphic Rise And Fall Of The Ottoman Empire