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Louise Marie-Thérèse, the Black Nun of Moret is rumoured to be the daughter of Maria Teresa of Spain, wife of Louis XIV of France. Apparently the Queen had an affair with her African attendant, Nabo, who came from Dahomey and was given to her as a gift. Louise Marie-Thérèse was whisked away secretly to the distant convent of Moret where she remained until her death in 1732.

Louise Marie-Thérèse, the Black Nun of Moret is rumoured to be the daughter of Maria Teresa of Spain, wife of Louis XIV of France. Apparently the Queen had an affair with her African attendant, Nabo, who came from Dahomey and was given to her as a gift. Louise Marie-Thérèse was whisked away secretly to the distant convent of Moret where she remained until her death in 1732.

"Diamond Brooch. Belonged to Empress Eugenie. Part of the French Crown Jewels." (quote) via jewelryamazing.com

"Diamond Brooch. Belonged to Empress Eugenie. Part of the French Crown Jewels." (quote) via jewelryamazing.com

This table is one of the most magnificent surviving examples of the fashion for silver furniture, which spread to England from the court of Louis XIV at Versailles, during the reigns of the later Stuart monarchs. Its solid silver legs support an oak tabletop, overlaid with thick sheets of silver, bearing the marks of Andrew Moore (1640–1706), a silversmith from Bridewell in the City of London. The table is thought to have been made to a design by Daniel Marot (1661–1752), who also worked as…

This table is one of the most magnificent surviving examples of the fashion for silver furniture, which spread to England from the court of Louis XIV at Versailles, during the reigns of the later Stuart monarchs. Its solid silver legs support an oak tabletop, overlaid with thick sheets of silver, bearing the marks of Andrew Moore (1640–1706), a silversmith from Bridewell in the City of London. The table is thought to have been made to a design by Daniel Marot (1661–1752), who also worked as…

A Scone (candle  holder),purchased by Louis XIV in 1684 from the dealer Le Bru m. Said to be a wedding gift from the state of Venice to Henry IV of France and Marie de'Medici in 160o LOUVRE

A Scone (candle holder),purchased by Louis XIV in 1684 from the dealer Le Bru m. Said to be a wedding gift from the state of Venice to Henry IV of France and Marie de'Medici in 160o LOUVRE

James Bond 007 Octopussy, 1983 - original vintage movie (Roger Moore) listed on AntikBar.co.uk #1980s #007

James Bond 007 Octopussy, 1983 - original vintage movie (Roger Moore) listed on AntikBar.co.uk #1980s #007

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