Minette: The Life of Henriette-Anne of England, Duchesse d’Orleans

Henriette Anne Stuart, Duchesse d’Orleans, known by the diminutive Minette, was born in England in June 1644. She was the daughter of King Charles I of England and Queen Henrietta Maria of France, a descendant of both royal houses of Stuart and Bourbon. Read More Minette: The Life of Henriette-Anne of England, Duchesse d’Orleans

Cousins and Queens: “Mary, Queen of Scots”

Happy Friday, Persephoneers! I have another classic movie pick for you, but this time, it’s not a screwball comedy. Instead, we’re going with a more serious choice. This is a historical drama, and maybe more of a biopic. Nonetheless, it’s really good. And what is the selection, you ask? Read More Cousins and Queens: “Mary, Queen of Scots”