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New on 500px : Château de Versailles by sreealy by sreealy

The court of Versailles was the center of political power in France from 1682, when Louis XIV moved from Paris, until the royal family was forced to return to the capital in October 1789 after the beginning of the French Revolution. 35 more words

Public service announcement on which Monarchies the CRAA supports

SJST

As the founder and site administrator for the Counterrevolutionary and Royal Army of America (CRAA), I would like to make the following public service announcement regarding my position on the current situation for Catholic Monarchies in general, the situation in Spain, and the situation in France. 531 more words

Catholicism

The Eighteenth Century and the Hill with Quail

Up to my eyebrows in the Ancien Regime: that’s how I’d describe my last two days – before today. On Friday, the Louvre opened several refurbished rooms displaying a new grouping of its permanent collections of French decorative arts from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. 666 more words

Travel

The Fall of Louis XVI of France and Navarre: Part II

On May 10, 1774 King Louis XV of France and Navarre died after a reign of 59 years leaving the throne to his grandson who became King Louis XVI of France and Navarre. 582 more words

Gumbo

GUMBO

Gumbo is a dish that is not only popular throughout Deep South states like Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina; but is available to many Americans at restaurants that featured Gulf State cuisine throughout the country. 1,027 more words

Essay