maria theresa

Maria Theresa of Austria – ‘No equal amongst the sovereigns of this century’ (Part five)

Read part four here. Marie-Antoinette was receiving a crash course in basically everything she needed to know as Queen of France, but she continued to be “unruly” and “tomboyish”, much to her mother’s horror. However, we cannot forget that she was still only 15 years old. On 19 January 1770, Marie Antoinette married the Dauphin [read more]

The Royal Women

A royal Christmas wishlist

*contains affiliate links* Get ready for Christmas with this royally inspired Christmas wishlist! Anne Boleyn’s Moost Happi portrait medal  The portrait on this medal is the only undisputed contemporary portrait of Anne Boleyn. It has been reconstructed and can now be bought in many forms and metals. What you see above is the pendant in [read more]