In 1783, Marie Antoinette scandalized her subjects when she had court artist Louise Ã‰lisabeth VigÃ©e Le Brun paint this portrait of her.
We all know that the nursery rhymes we sang as children really have some sinister beginnings, right? “Sing a Song of Sixpence” is really a song about piracy, and “Ring Around the Rosy” has to do with the Black Plague. And remember this little ditty? Lucy Locket lost her pocket Kitty Fisher found it Not […]