Elizabeth and Mary: Continue the conversation

The Queens Elizabeth and Mary featured side by side

A season of events to accompany our Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens exhibition.

Queens. Cousins. Rivals. 

Continue your exploration of the uniquely complex relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. Join historians and biographers to delve even further into the politics of the world around the two queens.

Discover the dangerous world of plots, espionage and treachery and explore the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, by booking your tickets to our Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens exhibition.

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Series events

Historical map of Ireland
Online

Ireland and the Tudor State

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Robert Dudley and Lord Darnley
At the Library and online

The Queens' Lovers

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Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I
Online

Elizabeth and Mary: Curators' Talk

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