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Book Review: “The Medieval and Post-Medieval Image of Eleanor of Aquitaine” by Michael R. Evans

Everybody loves Eleanor of Aquitaine. But did you know there are a lot of myths and legends that surround her story? Michael Evans has studied all the evidence from primary sources forward in an effort to find the real story of this popular Queen. 283 more words

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Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette, Acrylic on canvas,

16″ x 20″, 2008

© copyright François Champagne-Limoges


"Let Them Eat Cake!"

Legend has it that in the late 1700’s, the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, said this when she found out the peasants were starving (and another version is said she spoke these words as a last reprieve before losing her head). 653 more words