Today in history on June 19th, 1566 saw the birth of King James VI and I of England, Scotland, and Ireland. He was the son of Mary, Queen of Scots and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. In today’s post, I wanted to cover the tragedies of his mother Mary and the complicated life she led before his birth.
The plague also referred to as the Black Death was a profound and formidable disease that wiped out much of Europe’s inhabitants. It decimated millions and reduced the population by almost half in just a few short years. Chaos from the disease brought unsettled times.