Stewarts get stamp of approval

I know, *groan*, but I couldn’t resist.

From the BBC:

First Mary Queen of Scots stamp issued
The first stamp featuring Mary Queen of Scots has been unveiled by Royal Mail.

t is part of a new set celebrating the royal dynasty of the Stewarts, who ruled Scotland until 1603.

TV historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver launched the stamp series at Stirling Castle, the historical home of the Stewarts.

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You can get first day covers and other collectible items at the Royal Mail website.


  1. I’d totally buy em, too.
    But….didn’t the Stewarts rule Scotland (as well as England) until the 1640s and then again from 1660 to 1715ish?
    I need to get out more :).

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