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Will Bashor on Tour: Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days


Will Bashor

on  Tour

March 13-24


Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days:
Prisoner No. 280 in the Conciergerie

(history – nonfiction)

 Release date: December 1, 2016… 428 more words


What's the Deal With Fashion's Padlock Fetish?

Alexander Wang, Tom Ford and Louis Vuitton all have one thing in common. And it’s more specific than just pricey handbags and dresses that you’re always lusting over. 537 more words

Alexander Wang

French Revolution

The French Revolution is one of the most significant turning points in French history. The fall of the monarchy and the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. During the Revolution, the political and feudal systems were abandoned as the old conventions were deemed morally unfit. 701 more words


The Lacemaker and the Princess (2009)

I mentioned in my previous post about the 2006 film, Marie Antionette, that I make an effort to incorporate high quality historical fiction in our homeschool history studies.   607 more words

Marie Antoinette (2006)

I love incorporating historical fiction and movies into our homeschool studies.  I think they add relevance and stimulate interesting discussion – plus they’re just fun! Izzy and I have been studying the French Revolution and there is no person as closely associated with this time period as Marie Antoinette.   1,322 more words

Let Them Eat Cake

The story is told, probably apocryphally, that at the outset of the French Revolution in 1789 the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, was told the peasants were rioting because they had no bread. 548 more words


Ah Marie, I think you got a bad deal.

Marie Antoinette, Vienna, daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and the powerful Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa.  She was only 14 years old when she married the future Louis XVI (House of Bourbon).   490 more words

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