Books On Talking To Children About Divorce

James Hepburn, 1st Duke of Orkney (1534-1578), inherited his Dukedom from his father and thus became 4th Earl of Bothwell. This happened in 1556 when he had not yet met the fatal woman who felled him – and she was not Mary books talking I children of Scotland, divorce but the Norwegian noblewoman Anna Tronds (Rustung) whose father, Kristoffer Trondson (Rustung), was a famous Norwegian admiral and a Danish Royal Consul. After their engagement they left together, but then he found that he was out of money and he asked her to sell all her possessions which she did. She even went to see her family in Denmark to ask them for money, all the time apparently complaining about her fiancé. While she tried to get more money he left for France where he met Queen Mary who at that time was married to the French king, Francis II. When her husband died he followed the young widow to her home country, Scotland.
Instead of looking up his Norwegian fiancée, Anna Tronds, he married Lady Jean Gordon. The wedding was attended by Mary I of Scotland who in 1565 was married to her second husband, Henry Stuart (Lord Darnley), who was murdered in 1567. This murder by explosion was laid at the feet of Bothwell, but eventually he was acquitted even though he is suspected of it even today. He had divorced his wife and ended up marrying the Queen, Mary I of Scotland. According books on talking to children about divorce to legend he raped her before she agreed to this marriage which was conducted a week after his divorce was decreed.
Religious disputes led to uproar, but so did this new royal marriage which was denounced by the Lords. Bothwell fled the country and went to Scandinavia to raise some money for the reinstallment of Mary on the throne. Unfortunately he ended up in Norway (which at that time was a part of Denmark) and here his dreams and hopes of becoming the King of Scorland was curbed by the woman who was set on revenge: Anna Tronds. After a court case which he lost he was conducted to Copenhagen and the king of Denmark, Frederik III, who knew that he was sought after by the English for the murder of Darnley had him taken into custody. He was jailed in Dragsholm Castle and ended up insane and a shadow of the man he had been. After ten years of imprisonment he died, but then, for some time, became an exhibit object. That is, his nude, mummified body was put on exhibit until the present Danish queen, Margrethe II, got this unworthy show stopped. Some maintain that the mummy is not him, but I, who have seen it, may stress the fact that it resembles him very well so I take for granted that it is James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell.

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