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Is Nostradamus real?

Obviously Nostradamus the man is real. He lived in France in the 16th century and wrote prolifically for about 20 years. His prophecies have been in near continuous publication since then. 534 more words

Nostradamus

Cycling to Chenonceau

With one day left in Amboise we decided to make a trip to Chenonceau. This Chateau is often referred to as the women’s chateau, as several women played a key role in the design and construction as well as its history. 662 more words

What I Want From the Final Episode of Reign | Favourites

Tonight the final ever episode of Reign will air in America (as I live in Scotland I won’t see it until Saturday), which I’m very upset about. 629 more words

THE PRINCE OF POETS - RONSARD

MONDAY, 29TH MAY

The Priory and Rose Garden at St-Cosme (Prieure de St.-Cosne) – Today we went by public bus 3 kms east from the centre of Tours to the Priory. 320 more words

A TALE OF FOUR CHATEAUX

FRIDAY 26TH MAY

CHATEAU DU CLOS LUCE AND PARC LEONARDO DA VINCI – in Amboise was built in 1471. The elegant facade of pink brick and tufa stone bares the stamp of the 15th Century. 466 more words

Mary Queen of Scots and the arms of England

In November 1558 Henri II of France upon hearing the news that Mary I of England  (Bloody Mary) was dead declared that his young son, Francois, and his daughter-in-law, Mary Queen of Scots were king and queen of England by virtue of Mary Queen of Scots descent from Margaret Tudor, the eldest surviving daughter of Henry VII.   454 more words

Reflections on a Queen

Part II

“Come again,” he says, his eyes unfocused like his mind.

“Do you want Karen for the early shift or Thomas,” I fight hard not to sound annoyed for this is the third time I ask. 403 more words

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