[ both-wel, -wuh l, both- ]
/ ˈbɒθˌwɛl, -wəl, ˈbɒð- /


James Hepburn [hep-burn or, esp. British, heb-ern] /ˈhɛp bɜrn or, esp. British, ˈhɛb ərn/, Earl of,1536?–78, third husband of Mary, Queen of Scots.


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/ (ˈbɒθwəl, ˈbɒð-) /


Earl of, title of James Hepburn . 1535–78, Scottish nobleman; third husband of Mary Queen of Scots. He is generally considered to have instigated the murder of Darnley (1567)
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