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Darnley, Henry Stewart

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːnli
 
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Definition of Darnley, Henry Stewart in English:

Lord ( 1545–67), Scottish nobleman, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots and father of James I of England. He was implicated in the murder of his wife’s secretary Rizzio in 1566, and was later killed in a mysterious gunpowder explosion in Edinburgh.

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