Posts Tagged ‘history’

Notre Dame de Paris

Eleanor of Aquitaine and My Love Affair with Paris

Another guest post by my friend and fellow historical novelist Christy English, whose new book, TO BE QUEEN: A NOVEL OF THE EARLY LIFE OF ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, was just released. Heartfelt congratulations to Christy, and best wishes for this new novel of the great Alienor! ================================== I loved Paris before I ever saw it. […]



Charles-De-Gaulle

Charles De Gaulle: 40 years ago…

… the retired General and former President died at his home at Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, aged 80. After what a life! A few brushstrokes here: a solid Catholic education, followed by a flatlining military career between the two World Wars. Not due to any lack of brilliance, mind you, but to De Gaulle’s annoying habit of speaking […]