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One of the Gaelic speakers that Queen Mary speaks to, says he comes from Thurso in Caithness. Although many people today think of Caithness as never having being Gaelic speaking, there were communities there which spoke Gaelic into the twentieth century, and there were Gaelic speakers recorded from the parish of Thurso within the nineteenth century. This was long after the period which the film is set in. See more »
Mary's son, James VI, did not bring the peace stated, and in fact many of his actions led ultimately to the English Civil War and the Irish Troubles in later generations. See more »
Queen Elizabeth I:
Your beauty, your bravery, now I see there's no cause for envy. Your gifts will be your downfall!
Should you murder me, remember you murder your sister... and you murder your queen!
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This movie was so godawful I just sat there in pure frustration! Nothing about this movie was accurate! Mary and Elizabeth never met!!!! Mary was raised in FRANCE, she would have NEVER have had a Scottish accent let alone a Irish one! The gay husband....seriously!? The diversity of the cast, was just unbearable....never would have happened in that time period!
Overall its 2 hours of my life I can never get back! Dont waste your time with this crap of a movie!
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