Syllabus
Castles, Palaces, & Ruins of the Week

Artwork Analysis



MQS Family Tree
Links Used in Class

Artwork Analysis Links


Date Topic to be covered
Readings & Assignments
Monday
15 Jan 18

Introduction &
Who's Who in Mary's life


Wednesday
17 Jan 18
The Road to Fotheringay
Read pages 1-21

Family Tree Quiz

Friday
19 Jan 18
Understanding the text
Read pages 21-45

Palace of the Week: Linlithgow (Madi)

Monday
22 Jan 18
John Knox and the Scottish Reformation
Read pages 53-63

Castle of the Week: Stirling (Paige)

Wednesday
24 Jan 18
John Knox and the Scottish Reformation
Re-Read pages 53-63

Palace of the Week: Falkland (Ashley)

Ruin of the Week: Inchmahome Priory

Friday
26 Jan 18

Quiz #1


Discussion of Mary-related artifacts

Review notes from Weeks 1 & 2
Monday
29 Jan 18
Proclamation concerning the state of Religion, 1561
Artifact Analysis #1 Due

Read handout

Castle of the Week: Dumbarton (Matt)


Wednesday
31 Jan 18

Ane Detection of the Doings of Mary Queen of Scots, 1571
Read pages 63-67

Palace of the Week: Louvre

Friday
2 Feb 18

Defence of the honour of the right highe, mightye and noble Princesse Marie Quene of Scotlande...


Read John Leslie's Defence

Ruin of the Week: Edzell (Marissa) or Tantallon

Monday
5 Feb 18
Correspondence of Mary & Elizabeth I
Read pages 78-85

Castle of the Week: Edinburgh (Jadiea)

Wednesday
7 Feb 18
Correspondence of Mary & Elizabeth I
Read pages 78-85

Palace of the Week: Holyroodhouse (Brandi)

Friday
9 Feb 18

Quiz #2


Discussion of Mary-related artifacts

Review notes from Weeks 3 & 4
Monday
12 Feb 18
The Throckmorton Plot
Artifact Analysis #2 Due

Re-Read pages 21-45

Castle of the Week: Lochleven (Emily)


Wednesday
14 Feb 18

The Bond of Association, 1584 Read pages 91-93

Palace of the Week: Workington Hall (Kasha)

Friday
16 Feb 18

The Trial of Mary, Queen of Scots Read pages 93-101

Ruin of the Week: Kirk o'Field
Monday
19 Feb 18
The Trial of Mary, Queen of Scots
Read pages 101-107

Castle of the Week: Bolton (Maddie) or Tutbury (Taylor)

Wednesday
21 Feb 18

Elizabeth Tudor's Speeches to Parliament

Mary's last letter, to Henri III, 1587

Read pages 108-113 & Handout

Palace of the Week: Chatsworth (Melissa)
Friday
23 Feb 18

Quiz #3


Discussion of Mary-related artifacts

Review notes from Weeks 5 & 6
Monday
26 Feb 18
The Execution of Mary
Artifact Analysis #3 Due

Read pages 113-120

Ruin of the Week: Fotheringay


Wednesday
28 Feb 18

Discuss Artwork Analysis
Read Adam Blackwood's History

Friday
2 Mar 18

In-class proofreading session...
Artwork Analysis Due @ Midnight