Book Clubs (for FIERY TALES books)
FAVORITE RESEARCH SITES
- Abbey Bookshop
(My favorite bookstore in Paris! Owned by a Canadian gentleman, this bookshop is in an old abbey. All the history books are in the darken basement. Love it!)
- Calendar for all years
- History of the Calendar
- Castles of Wales
- Castles on the Web – Photos of Castles (and Abbeys) from around the world.
- Catholic Encyclopedia
- History of Contraception
- La Couturiere Parisienne Costume and Fashion Site
- The Costume Page
- The Costumer’s Manifesto
- Dictionaries of Sexual Terms and Expressions
- Online Etymology Dictionary
- Disease in History
- History of Diseases
- History of Epidemics and Plagues
- The Food Timeline
- French First Names (with pronunciations you can listen to)
- HyperHistory – Online (World History charts).
- Literature Network
- Historical Maps of Europe
- History and Geography of Europe: Maps and Atlases
- Meanings and Origins of Phrases
- Medieval – Life in a medieval castle…
- Odin’s Castle – An archive of history and historical resources.
- Old Bailey
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London 1674 to 1834 – over 100,000 accounts of criminal trials.
- The Salacious Historian’s Lair
- Stephie Smith’s Resources for Writers
- Vaux-Le-Vicomte (official website)
Click “Vaux by pictures” for their 360 degree Virtual Tours). To watch their Video Trailer click HERE.
- Versailles (official website)
LOUIS XIV, THE SUN KING. Free On-line Encyclopedia.
- Panorama of Versailles (So cool and full of great info)
- The Best French Swear Words – For the kind of French not taught in high school.
- (Unconventional!) French Phrases
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