I want to dive into the very last moments of Queen Mary of Scots and share the very last letter she ever wrote. Mary was executed in England on February 8th, 1587 at Fotheringhay Castle. In Mary’s final hours she decides to pen a letter to King Henry III of France. Henry is Mary’s brother-in-law through her first marriage to King Francis II.
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.
Gandhi was an Indian activist and lawyer who denounced British rule fighting against what he believed was oppression. He abhorred the concept of violence and once said “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.”