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Swedish Royal Family  celebrates national day

Swedish Royal Family celebrates national day

Mary, Queen of Scots was born in December 1542 in Linlithgow Palace, the only child of James V of Scotland and his wife, Mary of Guise. When she was six days old her father died and she became queen. Her mother acted as regent in her stead. At just five years of age Mary was betrothed to Henry VIII's son, Edward. But her Catholic guardians were opposed to the match and took the young Mary to Stirling Castle, breaking the agreement. Henry ordered a series of savage raids into Scotland

Mary, Queen of Scots was born in December 1542 in Linlithgow Palace, the only child of James V of Scotland and his wife, Mary of Guise. When she was six days old her father died and she became queen. Her mother acted as regent in her stead. At just five years of age Mary was betrothed to Henry VIII's son, Edward. But her Catholic guardians were opposed to the match and took the young Mary to Stirling Castle, breaking the agreement. Henry ordered a series of savage raids into Scotland

"Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage. " — Teddy Roosevelt (The Original Most Interesting Man in the World)

"Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage. " — Teddy Roosevelt (The Original Most Interesting Man in the World)

President John F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy Jr. in the Oval Office. Photo by Stanley Tretick, Look Magazine.

24 Adorable Photos of Presidents With Little Kids

President John F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy Jr. in the Oval Office. Photo by Stanley Tretick, Look Magazine.

Abraham Lincoln (16th President), was the first president to bring a cat into the White House. When Abe Lincoln assumed office, his son, Tad, asked to bring his cat - named Tabby, on the trip from Illinois to the nation's capital, Lincoln was compelled to agree.

Abraham Lincoln (16th President), was the first president to bring a cat into the White House. When Abe Lincoln assumed office, his son, Tad, asked to bring his cat - named Tabby, on the trip from Illinois to the nation's capital, Lincoln was compelled to agree.

West African royalty; note the symbols adorning the headdress, similar to that of Hathor, as well the African Ankh apparent on the staff.

West African royalty; note the symbols adorning the headdress, similar to that of Hathor, as well the African Ankh apparent on the staff.

MyRoyals:  King's Day 2017, Tilburg, April 27, 2017-Princess Amalia, Princess of Orange

MyRoyals: King's Day 2017, Tilburg, April 27, 2017-Princess Amalia, Princess of Orange

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