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Burgundy: The History of the Vigneron, Part 3: Roads and the opening of the Burgundy trade

1715: new roads open Burgundy trade  

In the early years of the 18th century, France would commence building a system of national highway system, which when finished over a half a century later, would be the finest in Europe. 5,102 more words

Paris in the autumn - Place de la Bastille

The Place de la Bastille, the former site of the notorious prison of the Ancien Regime famously stormed by the Paris mob on 14 July 1792,  is dominated by two monuments. 43 more words

France

The French Revolution and The Ancien Regime

This is the third post which suggests that the Ancien Regime may be the cause of the French Revolution

The Ancien Regime which is French for ‘Old Order’ was a phrase coined during the French Revolution. 208 more words

Educate Me

Incidents and Scandals of the 1780s – Part II (1785 - 1789)

Including Important Events, Scientific Discoveries, The Lives of Significant Personalities, Cultural Milestones, and Sundry Oddities.

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Gothic Gaming

Incidents and Scandals of the 1780s – Part I (1780 - 1784)

Including Important Events, Scientific Discoveries, The Lives of Significant Personalities, Cultural Milestones, and Sundry Oddities.

The following chronology of the 1780’s is excerpted from the complete complete Ghastly Age Timeline, to be part of the future… 1,744 more words

Gothic Gaming

Macaroni and Cheese

Below is an article I had written about a famous comfort food dish known as Macaroni and Cheese:

MACARONI AND CHEESE

Macaroni and Cheese is a famous dish known throughout Europe and other Western countries, especially the United States. 420 more words

Essay

On Bended Knee

For heathen heart that puts her trust
In reeking tube and iron shard,
All valiant dust that builds on dust,
And guarding, calls not thee to guard, 1,817 more words

Counterrevolution