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Queens' Play Summary
Dorothy Dunnett

Everything you need to understand or teach Queens' Play by Dorothy Dunnett.

  • Queens' Play Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Queens' Play Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Queens' Play Summary

Plot Summary

This book leads the reader on an adventurous journey through sixteenth century France as Sir Francis Crawford of Lymond and others protect the young Mary Queen of Scots from her would-be assassins while simultaneously trying to capture these killers. The story blends history with fiction in a way that makes it nearly impossible to tell the difference between the real and the fictitious.

The book begins with a list of characters and their connections to each other. This, along with the map of France and part of England, gives the reader a sense of what to expect from this novel. It many be a work of fiction, but it is filled with historically accurate information.

The story begins as O'LiamRoe, an Irish prince, is on a ship bound for France. He wants to learn all he can about being a royal while living this fine life at the...

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