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.

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