In 1567 Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in Loch Leven Castle.
Set on an island in the middle of a loch, the castle was thought to be inescapable.
To stand any chance of holding on to her throne, Mary would have to achieve the impossible.
Why was Mary imprisoned?
What happened to Mary at Loch Leven?
Who helped her, and how did she escape?
What happened afterwards?
This short graphic novel-style book has been created specifically to coincide with the Mary Queen of Scots Festival. It answers these questions, and tells Mary’s story through a series of compelling visuals.
Colin Maxwell is the writer and illustrator of several Scottish historical comic books and graphic novels, including King Robert the Bruce: Bannockburn, Guardians of Scotland, and Tales of Bruce & Wallace.