After the Flight The Legality of the Conferences at York and Westminster

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Katherine Montana


Following the deposition of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1567, she fled first to Lochleven and, following defeat by supporters of James VI, she fled south to England seeking refuge. In England, Queen Elizabeth I allowed for conferences at York and Westminster to consider Mary's involvement in the murder of her husband Henry Darnley. This article explores the contemporary legality of such conferences, and whether they might be regarded as trials.

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