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The Height (Exaggerated?) Maria Stuarda: an Anecdote

By | 2018-06-16T00:47:06+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Modern history|

Maria Stuarda. It seems that the height of the queen grazed the six-footer Maria Stuarda, unfortunate Queen of France and Scotland (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/3839/storia-moderna/pittura-storia-maria-stuarda-patibolo), as well as intelligent, cultured and passionate, It was also a very beautiful woman, admired and courted, as can be seen, in effect, portraits and even from the funerary cast of his face. [...]

Mary Queen of Scots and James Son: how Mysteries?

By | 2018-06-12T13:46:53+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Mary Queen of Scots and her husband Lord Darnley Queen of France and Scotland Maria Stuarda (1542-1587) He was an intelligent, passionate woman, but not exactly a model mother. Because? For probably font, or for other reasons that will be impossible to discover. What is certain is that the sovereign had a son, Giacomo, [...]

The charm of the Savoy Women Show

By | 2018-04-26T22:12:19+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Events|

In the Castle of Racconigi (Cuneo), showcases the charm of the women of the House of Savoy House of Savoy, in its thousand years of history, He could often rely on the work of women intellectually valid, morally irreproachable and even fascinating is that the aesthetic character. In recent times, as known, They enjoyed huge [...]

Anna Bolena: Short biography

By | 2018-03-13T07:08:13+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Natalie Dormer The actress plays Anne Boleyn in the television drama "The Tudors" Anna Bolena is one of the female figures that have most marked the modern history of Britain and Europe; from his scandalous liaison with Henry VIII originated the religious schism that led to the birth of the Anglican Church, a rumored marriage, finally, the untimely death [...]

Trial of Marie Antoinette: l'(Absurd) Accusation of Incest

By | 2017-02-18T00:18:33+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Maria Antonietta defends himself during his trial The trial that the former French queen Marie Antoinette suffered in 1793 fu farce, like most of those held during the French Revolution, all, from the beginning, outcome for granted, namely the death sentence of the accused. During the hearings the woman [...]

The dead (Vera or Presumptive?) di Louis Charles, Son Of Marie Antoinette

By | 2017-02-17T20:03:38+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis Charles of Bourbon prisoner to the Temple When and how he died Charles Louis de Bourbon, son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, rightful heir to the French throne? The fate of the prince, known as the "child of the Temple", It is one of the greatest enigmas of the past two centuries. Certainly we know that [...]

Catherine’ Doctors and fixation for Food Aphrodisiacs

By | 2016-08-30T03:11:59+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Portrait of a young Caterina de 'Medici On behalf of Catherine de' Medici are told many anecdotes, most of whom, probably, fictitious and merely intended to ruin the reputation that she had compromised due to his alleged responsibility in the massacre of St. Bartholomew (1572). Among the rumors more [...]

The “chin” Habsburg

By | 2016-06-04T02:36:19+00:00 June 4th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Modern history|

Marie Antoinette Profile. It 'clear the typical undershot Habsburg Family members Habsburg, one of the oldest and largest European dynasties, They had a characteristic physical trait that were handed down one after the other, the so-called "chin", or that undershot jaw of genetic origin that was a feature of their faces and [...]

Catherine’ doctors and…underpants

By | 2016-05-20T00:23:31+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Portrait of Catherine de 'Medici The use of underwear, that throughout the Middle Ages had been the exclusive prerogative of males and dishonest women (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/2655/medioevo/biancheria-intima-medievale-donne-indossavano-mutande-ciclo-mestruale), invested with a new and unusual charge erotic, They began to depopulate between the courtesans of the '500. It was also in this century, Catherine de Medici tried to [...]