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Chanson - Amours 2:66b

Another of the cluster of songs from the end of book 2.

Qui veut sçavoir Amour et sa nature,
Son arc ses feux ses traits et sa pointure, 1,679 more words
Amours De Marie

Twenty Three

On a trip to the Loire Valley this weekend, I had an epiphany. Forget Angelina and Jen, forget Kim and Beyoncé. Forget the older Gilmore Girl and her mum. 956 more words

Double Chocolate Macarons Recipe

Surely just those three words are enough to have any gourmet, or for that matter gourmand, salivating. Macaron, as opposed to macaroon, are the delicate meringue based confection made ground almonds, sandwiched together with a cream, buttercream, chocolate ganache or fruit purée. 447 more words


Garden at Chenonceau

I am sure you can imagine that after our amazing lunch at L’Orangerie a leisurely stroll around the gardens would be just perfect, and you would be right. 487 more words


The Art of Diplomacy: Elisabeth de Valois and Edward VI

In July 1551 the French Maréchal St. André visited the English court, ostensibly to bestow the prestigious Order of St. Michael on Edward VI, but also for negotiations about a marriage between the young English king and the even younger French princess Elisabeth de Valois. 1,008 more words

John Dudley

→ Favorite Villain: Queen Catherine de’ Medici (as voted by our followers)

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Chenoneau Chateau

Quite often I am one to save the best for last, but on a vacation where everything is not set in stone, we decided to start with what we thought would be the best. 532 more words