Image:: Oak cradle associated with Mary, Queen of Scots. || True or false? As the cradle dates from the 17th century, it would not have belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots as she died in 1587. Cradle fact file Made from: Oak wood featuring a silver oval panel. Dimensions: Height 840mm x Length 940mm x Width 650mm. Dates from: Mid-17th century. Royal connection: Came from Linlithgow Palace and reputedly belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots.