7: Mary Queen of Scots, Part I

It was a cold winter when young Mary Stewart was born at Linlithgow Palace on December 8, 1542 as the only surviving heir. Mary’s father was James V, son of James IV and Margaret Tudor, the sister of King Henry VIII of England. Her mother was Marie de Guise, the second wife of James V and daughter of Claude the Duke of Guise and Antoinette of Bourbon, one of the most powerful families in France.

4: Titanic Miniseries, Part III – Iceberg, right ahead!

In the evening of Sunday April 14, a few days before the Titanic was scheduled to arrive in New York, all was calm.

There was no moon, the waters were still, and the temperature low. Ice warnings had been coming in from other ships since Friday.

The lookouts in the crows nest were aware and alert. However, at around 11:40 p.m., lookouts Fleet and Lee spotted an iceberg in the distance.