Mary, Queen of Scots: The Captive Queen in England 1568-87

The eagerly awaited biography by David Templeman on the English captivity of Mary, Queen of Scots was published on November 5th 2016. After twelve years of painstaking research by David,  this has created and updated a detailed account of Mary’s years in confinement in England culminating in the tragedy at Fotheringhay. Find out exactly what did happen to Mary in captivity and the answers to the three relevant questions arising which are why, where, and when.
Books are available to purchase. Price is £9.99 post free in the U.K.

Books are stocked by Sheffield Manor Lodge (payment direct to them), Discovery Centre,Manor Lane, Sheffield, S2 1UJ . They are open on Fridays until closing for the winter break apart from special events in December. From the 21st November 2016, if you want to order and collect from Manor Lodge please email Kate Hughes [] who will arrange the book for collection.

We are pleased to announce that the  Sheffield Scene shop 49 Surrey Street SHEFFIELD S1 2LG now stocks the book .
Any query concerning purchasing the book then please contact the author, David Templeman on email:

Waterstones will officially launch the book (then stock it) on Friday, 20th October 2017 at their Orchard Square shop in Sheffield City centre. There will be a talk interspersed with playlets and a monologue performed by the Manor Lodge Players, role playing, in costume, the 3 principal characters, Mary, Queen of Scots, Bess of Hardwick and George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury. Price of tickets are £3 but this can be reclaimed if you purchase the book. All enquiries for launch event are though Waterstones on 0114 2728971 (ask for Rob or Russ)