Fotheringhay (fŏŧħ´ərĬng-gā), village, Northamptonshire, central England, on the Nene River. Fotheringhay Castle (12th cent.), now in ruins, was the birthplace of Richard III and the scene of the imprisonment and execution (1587) of Mary Queen of Scots.
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