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Meet the young family who attend historical reenactments


Forget Disney princesses in their frou frou finery, when six-year-old Charlotte Johnston dresses up she looks back to the 16th century for inspiration - pulling her Mary Queen of Scots costume from the dressing up box. While some parents might find the Catholic queen an odd choice - especially as she was beheaded - her historian dad Arran, 35, and heritage site officer mum, Fiona, 32, proudly join their daughter, dressed as her governess and her regent, appointed to govern because of her tender age.

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