Celebrating 65 years of this "olfactory translation of optimism" I love going to flea markets. And being a vintage perfume collector, I usually find some amazing hidden treasures there. So, one of these days I was strolling through one of my favorite markets, in Lisbon, the famous Feira da Ladra, when I stumbled upon a sparkling glass bottle with a golden cap. I didn't recognize it instantly but my h
Alice Perrers and Edward III - Alice Perrers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alice Perrers (1348 – 1400) was a royal mistress whose lover and patron was King Edward III of England. She met him originally in her capacity as a lady-in-waiting to Edward's consort, Philippa of Hainault. As a result of her liaison, she acquired significant land holdings.
Queen Anne, younger daughter of King James II and Anne Hyde. Her sister and brother-in-law, Mary II and William of Orange, did not have heirs, so the throne passed to Anne. Although she had 17 pregnancies, none survived past childhood, so Anne also had no heirs. She became the last reigning Stuart monarch, with the crown then going to her second cousin, George I of the House of Hanover. 1705ca. Queen Anne by Kneller studio (Philip Mould)
La Maison Romane, construite en 1154, est l'un des plus anciens témoignages d'architecture civile médiévale en Alsace. Son plan carré, ses pierres en grès à bossage et ses petites ouvertures lui donnent un aspect de tour fortifiée qui rappelle les châteaux forts du Moyen Age.Classée monument historique depuis 1922, restaurée en 2000-2001, la Maison Romane vous accueille pour vous conter ses origines et la vie à l'époque de sa construction, un univers peuplé d'animaux extraordinaires, de ...