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Today in History

This is the two-hundred-and-ninety-seventh anniversary of the death of Louis XIV in 1715. He reigned over France for seventy-two years, which makes him the longest-reigning king of a major European state. He was  a fascinating man in many ways, and … Continue reading

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Farewell and adieu, but not forever…

After some thought, Clio and Musette have decided to close down both their wordpress and their older blogspot blogs. That is, the old posts on both blogs have been made or soon will be made inaccessible to all except themselves. … Continue reading

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