The Thistle and the Rose Topics for Discussion

Eleanor Hibbert and Jean Plaidy
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Describe the childhood relationship between Margaret, Mary and Henry. How do their relationships change as the three age?

How does Margaret come to live in Scotland? What is her role there? What does she expect of her life in Scotland? What is the reality?

List the three men to whom Margaret is married at various times of her life. What happens to end each marriage? Compare her life with each of the three. How are they similar? How are they different?

Who is Janey Kennedy? Cat-the-Bell? Home? Albany? Alexander?Margaret Drummond? Lord Drummond? What is the relationship between each of these and Margaret?

Both James and Henry participate in jousts and tournaments. What is the result of these? Why do they participate?

Describe the political aspects that drive the decisions, friendships and battles of the powers of Scotland?

List three occasions in which superstitions or religious beliefs...

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