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Why was Mary Stuart imprisoned?

For the murder of her Husband

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Who is Mary Stuart in relation to Queen Elizabeth?

Second Cousins

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What century was this play published?

19th century / the 1800's

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Which queen is referred to as the "virgin queen" in the play?

Queen Elizabeth

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Who wrote Mary Stuart?

Friedrich von Schiller

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When does the play begin?

3 days before Mary Stuart's execution

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What was Mary Stuart's mother's first name?

Mary

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How many acts are in the play?

Five

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What did the Pope have to say about Elizabeth at the time?

That killing her wouldn't be a sin

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Where was the author born? *50 bonus points for exact location!

Marbach, W├╝rttemberg, Germany

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Who were the two men trying to save Mary Stuart?

Mortimer and Robert Dudley

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Who was Mary Stuart's father?

James V of Scotland

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How many husbands did Mary Stuart have?

3 husbands

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What was the name of the church Henry VIII created?

The Church of England

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How old was Schiller when he attended the academy?

14

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What does Mortimer do to save himself from being captured?

Commit suicide

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What religion appeared predominantly on the family tree?

Catholicism

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Who was the prominent Protestant Scot that disagreed with Mary Stuart's rule as a Catholic and wanted to remove Catholicism from Scotland altogether?

John Knox

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One of Martin Luther's criticisms of the Catholic Church was for their sale of what?

Indulgences, or exemptions from punishment for sins

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What was Schiller's occupation before writing?

Regimental Doctor in US Army

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Who does Elizabeth blame for the death of Mary?

Burleigh and Davison

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Who was Mary Stuart's grandmother?

Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII

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What family member of Mary Stuart's had a significant Protestant following that disagreed with her Catholic rule?

Her half brother

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What religion did most of Scotland believe in?

Protestantism 

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What culture was the Sturm und Drang a part of and what was the movement about?

German. The movement was about writing against societal norms to open pathways of thought and spark controversial conversation