Man Found Kittens Stranded in Ice—and Had to Think Fast if He Wanted to Save Them

The History and Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots

On December 8, 1542, a girl by the name of Mary Stuart was born, but history remembers her as Mary, Queen of Scots. Her parents were Mary of Guise from France and King James V. Soon after she was born, her father died and she inherited the crown at only six days old. Mary is most remembered for supposedly trying to steal the throne from Queen Elizabeth I, which ultimately led to her execution in 1587. However, Mary’s life was full of great tragedies and interesting facts. This woman accomplished a lot in the 44 years she lived, so read on to find out what made Mary, the Queen of Scots such an interesting historical figure.

40 Nearly Perfect Movie Masterpieces

In 2004, director Michel Gondry and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman joined forces to create Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. The movie centers around a man named Joel Barish, played by Jim Carey, who starts up a romantic relationship with Clementine, an outgoing girl portrayed by Kate Winslet.

The Romanovs – Here’s What You Didn’t Know About the Last Tsar Family

The 19th century met a romantic end, meeting with the climatic change in technology and society. However, it was not as wonderful to the royal families who rule the world from palaces across Europe for they struggled to adapt. It was a time when the fall of a family was considered to be the end of an era of princes and princesses, and of castles and kings.