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The Early Life of Catherine De Medici

The history of Catherine de Medici is one that is often written with a view to the persecutions of her son’s reign, and a consideration of her role in the massacre of the Huguenots, which took place in 1572. 1,352 more words

Catherine De Medici

Château de Chenonceau

This should have gone up sooner but I’ve been on holiday in the South of France and Italy for the past two weeks and my access to internet has been very unpredictable! 188 more words


trop mignon

I have no idea of which work of art could possibly turn out to be my very favorite but I’ve always really liked Edouard Manet’s “Music In the Tuileries Gardens”.   480 more words

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Chastity Belts Were Never Actually Used in Medieval Times

The lasting images of what most of us perceive to be the “medieval times” includes heroic knights, stampeding horses, court jesters, giant turkey legs, ruling kings, and pure maidens wearing chastity belts. 47 more words