France

Valentina Visconti – Waiting for justice

This article was written by Carol. Valentina was born about 1370, the daughter of Gian Galleazo Visconti, Duke of Milan and the French princess Isabella de Valois. Valentina’s mother died in 1373, and she was mainly raised by her grandmother, Bianca of Savoy. Bianca was a cultured woman, and she passed on to Valentina a [read more]

France

Versailles (2015) TV Review

  New TV series Versailles had already created quite a name for itself without even being broadcast. The scandal of scandals, a series about the Sun King himself was to be made in the English language, presumably to make it more profitable. The French were not amused. I can understand the decision from a business [read more]