Mary Queen of Scots Autograph Document Signed Nets $12,500 at NateDSanders.com
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Mary Queen of Scots Autograph
A Mary Queen of Scots autograph is very rare. We at NateDSanders.com have only handled one once. Here is the description, picture and price realized:
Mary Queen of Scots Autograph on Her Document Signed During the Throckmorton Plot to Kill Queen Elizabeth I
Mary Queen of Scots autograph on her document signed, ”Marie R”. Vellum document is datelined February 1582, Sheffield Castle, where Mary was confined by Queen Elizabeth I. The Throckmorton plot to kill and supplant Elizabeth with Mary was underway as the time of this document, which appoints John Botz to the prebend at Bitcry: ”Today, on the [blank] day of February, in the year of 1582, the Queen of Scotland, Doweress of France, being at the Castle of Sheffield in England, on the strength of the recommendation which has been made to her…of John Botz, granted and awarded to him the first Prebend which shall fall due hereafter, and a vacancy at Bitcry being in her Majesty’s disposal, she desires and orders…the letters of Investiture be sent to the said Botz…” Document measures 15.5” x 3.5”. Ink and pencil notations to verso. Creasing, a few tiny worming holes and minor scattered soiling. Overall near fine given age. Sold for $12,500.
To buy, sell or consign a Mary Queen of Scots autograph, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982. Thank you.