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Mary Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

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Mary Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders
Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland
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Mary, Queen of Scots House is a lovely 16th century (or earlier) house in an attractive garden setting, in the centre of Jedburgh, and a short walk from the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. The house's name comes from the fact that Queen Mary stayed here in 1566 when she came to Jedburgh to preside over local courts. She stayed for 4 weeks, during which time she nearly died from a fever that she caught during her famous ride to visit the Earl of Bothwell at Hermitage Castle nearby. The house is now preserved as a museum telling the story of Mary Stuart and her visit to Jedburgh.

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