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Bothwell, James Hepburn Line breaks: James Hep|burn Both|well
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒθwɛl/

Definition of Bothwell, James Hepburn in English:

4th Earl of ( circa 1536–78), Scottish nobleman and third husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. He was implicated in the murder of Mary’s previous husband, Lord Darnley (1567), a crime for which he was tried but acquitted; he married Mary later the same year.

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