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Queens' Play Characters

Dorothy Dunnett
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Francis Crawford of Lymond

Francis Crawford of Lymond, the Master of Culter, is the main character and protagonist in the story. He spends the majority of the story protecting the young Queen Mary from would-be assassins. He arrives in France as the ollave of Phelim O'LiamRoe, the Prince of Barrow from Ireland to spy on those who seem to have it out for Queen Mary. Although his main purpose is to protect Mary, it is not because he works for her mother; he does it purely to protect this young child from a sure death. As the ollave, he become intimate with the French court as a favorite entertainer; through this connection, he is able to spend more time around those nearest to Mary. After he is assumed dead and the cause of the death of one member of court, he returns to France as himself and as the...

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