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Françoise-Athénaïs

I know I haven’t blogged in a while, but here is a special post about a great mistress: Françoise-Athénaïs. Françoise-Athénaïs was the mistress to the Sun King himself; Louis XIV of France.  Born on October 5th, 1641 and baptised the day … Continue reading

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Jacobean White Rose

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the blog about Anne Farquharson! Anne is a personal favourite, because I am deeply enthralled by Jacobean era. Why? Because of writers like Diana Gabaldon and Janet Paisley. So who was Anne Farquharson? … Continue reading

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Anita Leocádia Prestes

Anita Leocádia Prestes, born 27 November 1936 in Berlin, is a Brazilian historian. She is the daughter of militant Communists Olga Benário Prestes and Luís Carlos Prestes. She was born in the Frauengefängnis Barnimstraße although she was handed to the … Continue reading

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