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Paris :: France | 1 month ago

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In Nature The Gardener of Versailles Andre Le Notre's 17th-century masterpiece for Louis XIV has not been altered for centuries until now. The renowned yet humble French landscape designer Louis Benech is reimagining the four-acre Water Theater, the

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Madrid :: Spain | 3 months ago

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Contrary to popular belief, the blood in a historic pumpkin, decorated with portraits of the protagonists of the French Revolution, did not belong to French King Louis XVI, a study reveals. The blood belonged to a European man whose paternal lineage

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Versailles :: France | 4 months ago

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59pm You know you're getting near Chateau de Versailles, palace of the French kings, when the roads become quieter, more trees line the roads, and the din of the city of Paris, with its trains, buses, and hurrying people, could no longer be heard.

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Washington :: DC :: USA | 6 months ago

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In a whining letter to the editors of The Wall Street Journal, American venture capitalist Thomas Perkins, 82, compares the plight of

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Madrid :: Spain | 10 months ago

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Scientists revealed genetic data Wednesday they said disproved the authenticity of macabre relics attributed to two French kings: a rag dipped in Louis XVI's blood and Henri IV's mummified head. A DNA analysis of three living relatives of the Bourbon

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Versailles :: France | 1 year ago

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Better Homes and Gardens, Channel Seven, 7pm Two parts relentlessly upbeat, one part horrifying,  Better Homes and Gardens  is the warhorse of Channel Seven's Friday night line-up. No room is safe from the gang's ''makeovers'', which tonight Tara

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Sydney :: Canada | over 1 year ago

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Louis XVI, the French king who was beheaded after the 1789 revolution, fetched a staggering 19,000 euros ($A23,400) at a Paris auction. Kept in a miniature coffin, the cloth was estimated to go under the hammer for between 4000 and 6000 euros...The

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Paris :: France | over 1 year ago

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A piece of cloth smeared with the blood of Louis XVI, the French king who was beheaded after the 1789 revolution, will go on sale next month in Paris, an auction house said on Friday. The cloth, measuring 9 cm by 13 cm (3.5 by 4.7 inches), comes in a

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Exquisitely crafted Gobelins tapestries, hardstone cups, silverware, and furniture are on loan from the Louvre at the Legion of Honor until March 17. King Louis XIV, known as the Sun King, laid the foundation for his fame as patron of the arts in the

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Washington :: DC :: USA | over 1 year ago

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In France, a team of scientists says that a piece of cloth that was reputedly dipped in the blood of Louis XVI is genuine. Louis XVI was executed 220 years ago this month, during the French Revolution. The handkerchief had been stored for years in an

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