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Mary was tall and her mother mentioned in a letter that she suffered from bad colds. When Mary was five, she was godmother to her younger sister Louise. Impressed by their niece's qualities and stature, they took her away from the convent and prepared her for life at the French court.
InMary made her first appearance there at the marriage between Francis I and Eleanor of Austria. She established a friendship with the king's daughters Madeleine whom she would later succeed as Queen of Scots and Margaret.
On 30 OctoberMary gave birth to her first son, Francis but on 9 JuneLouis died at Rouen and left her a widow at the age of For the rest of her life, Mary kept the last letter from her bon mari et ami her good husband and friend Louis, which mentioned his illness and explained his absence at Rouen.
It can still be seen at the National Library of Scotland. Louis died very young, but Francis wrote letters to his mother in Scotland.
On 22 Marchhe sent a piece of string to show how tall he was, and on 2 July he sent her his portrait. According to a 17th-century writer, James V had noticed the attractions of Mary when he went to France to meet Madeleine and Mary of Bourbonand she was next in his affections.
Given Henry's marital history—banishing his first wife and Mary queen of scots vs elizabeth the second—Mary refused the offer. Francis had a marriage contract prepared that offered James a dowry as large as if Mary had been a princess.
It has been said that her father tried to delay matters, apparently until James, perhaps sensing her reluctance, wrote to her, appealing for her advice and support.
He wrote to James V from Lyon on 22 October that Mary was "stark strongwell-complexioned, and fit to travel. As was customary, if the king died first, the queen dowager would have for her lifetime her jointure houses of Falkland PalaceStirling CastleDingwall Castleand Threavewith the rentals of the corresponding Earldoms and Lordships.
Some 2, lords and barons sent by James V came from Scotland aboard a fleet of ships under Lord Maxwell to attend the proxy wedding. Lord Maxwell himself stood as proxy for King James V. She was formally received by the king a few days later amid pageants and plays performed in her honour.
I have been much in her company, and she bears herself very honourably to me, with very good entertaining. Preparations for her coronation began in October when the jeweller John Mosman made a new crown and her silver sceptre was gilded.
Payments made for the ceremony include the hanging of tapestries ; carrying church furnishings from the Palace chapel into the Abbey; the attendance of eleven chaplains; boards for stages in the Abbey; and messengers sent to summon the ladies of the kingdom.
James, Duke of Rothesay born 22 May at St Andrews and Robert, Duke of Albany born and baptised on 12 April ; however, both died on 21 Aprilwhen James was nearly one year old and Robert was eight days old.
Mary's mother Antoinette de Bourbon wrote that the couple was still young and should hope for more children. She thought a change of wet-nurse and over-feeding may not have helped. This led to internal conflicts in Scotland between those who preferred the alliance with France and led to an English invasion, the so-called Rough Wooing.
Guise told an English diplomat Ralph Sadler that Regent Arran was a "simple man" and she could easily find out his "whole intent". He confronted Mary with this and she prevaricated, learning from him as she had already guessed that he told everything to Sadler. Then she sent her confidante Lord Fleming to Sadler to report the conversation.
In turn, Sadler relayed to Henry VIII his account of "every man's tale whereby your grace may perceive the perplexed state of affairs in Scotland. When Ralph Sadler spoke to her again in August, Guise assured him the English marriage would go ahead when Mary was ten years old.
In the meantime Mary was safe at Stirling, and Guise said she was glad to be at Stirling and, "much she praised there about the house. In she spearheaded an unsuccessful attempt to replace Arran as regent. Equipped with a newly painted spear for her royal standard,  Mary came to view the progress of the siege of Haddington in July Her party came in range of the English guns and sixteen of her entourage were killed around her.
Guise first planned to sail with her daughter from Dumbarton as far as Whithorn where she would make pilgrimage,  but returned instead for a council meeting in Edinburgh.
Mary of Guise was triumphant, writing that "the English had left nothing behind but the plague. Travels in France and England[ edit ] Mary left Scotland on 6 September and arrived at Dieppe in time to participate in a festival with the French court at Rouen with her daughter on 1 October At Amboise in April, Mary was sickened by news of a plot to poison the young queen of Scots.
At Tours in May, a cynical English observer, John Masonwho scanned the Scottish retinue for signs of dissent, reported, "the Dowager of Scotland maketh all this court weary of her, such an importunate beggar is she for herself. The king would fain be rid of her. The trucking is about money matters.Edward VI (12 October – 6 July ) was King of England and Ireland from 28 January until his death.
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