Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary.
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At the end of the day, everyone's a bitch. Invented anecdotal detail aside, this is far more realistic and entertaining in its disillusioned outlook on historical power struggles than one would expect from a mainstream production from almost 50 years ago.