(Not So) Fun Fact: The First Time Scotland Regretted The Union of the Crowns

When King James VI of Scotland also became King James I of England, it seemed war and hostility between the two nations were finally over. But when English Parliamentarians executed his son King Charles I, Scotland made his grandson Charles II as their king. Which prompted another civil war with Scotland losing to the English.

Things I Like: The Wicker Man (1973 Film)

Need a perfect Halloween movie? Look none other than The Wicker Man. Not the remake but the 1973 British original. It’s not scary in the traditional sense, there’s not any blood or gore, but it does seem more Stephen King than Wes Craven. The movie stars a police officer looking for a missing girl. HeContinue reading “Things I Like: The Wicker Man (1973 Film)”

Fun Fact: When Mary Queen of Scots’ Favorite Was Murdered In Front of Her

David Rizzio was the personal secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots. Queen Mary’s second husband Lord Darnley (Henry Stuart) was quite jealous of him. Mary and Rizzio had a close friendship and there was rumors that he got Mary pregnant. Lord Darnley along with supporters asked for Rizzio to be handed over during a dinnerContinue reading “Fun Fact: When Mary Queen of Scots’ Favorite Was Murdered In Front of Her”