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5 History Blogs Worth Reading

Let’s face it: we all love our down time and just want to sit and veg some days, but we also feel that pressure to make good use of the little time to ourselves we have. Fear not, Persephoneers, here is an answer to this problem: history blogs! And while we’re all guilty of falling down […]

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The French Valide Sultane: The Legend of Aimee Dubuc de Rivery

According to Lesley Blanch, author of The Wilder Shores of Love, the Caribbean island of Martinique had something in the air “which bred a race of queens.” She lists four women who, in some way or another, became the consorts of French rulers: Madame de Maintenon, the morganatic wife of Louis XIV, Rose Tascher de […]