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Mary QOS's body double

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annis
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Mary QOS's body double

Post by annis » Mon November 21st, 2011, 11:21 pm

Just came across this fascinating story about Mary Queen of Scots' body double, another Mary - Mary Peebles, also known as "False Mary". Please note this is truly a story- Alexander McCall Smith has created a fictional persona to go with this portrait of an unknown woman, formerly thought to have been Mary QOS.

Alexander McCall: A Portrait of Mary Peebles
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/no ... ery-story#

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"Mary Peebles"' portrait.
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Post by LoveHistory » Tue November 22nd, 2011, 9:09 pm

Cute. It reminds me of Spaceballs: "You idiots! You captured their stunt doubles!" At least I think that was Spaceballs.

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