Kirk O' Field

Kirk o' Field in Edinburgh, Scotland, is best known as the site of the murder on 10 February 1567 of Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. The site was occupied by the collegiate church of St Mary in the Fields, or the Kirk o' Field. It was approximately ten minutes' walk from Holyrood Palace, adjacent to the city wall, near to the Cowgate. The site is close to location of the National Museum of Scotland.

Read more about Kirk O' Field:  Darnley's Murder, Aftermath, Trials and Convictions, Some Conspiracy Theories, Sketches Sent To England, The Kirk O'Field Site

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