Maria Karolina Zofia Felicja Leszczyńska from the polish noble Leszczynski was by marriage to Louis XV. Queen of France.
Marie Jeanne, comtesse du Barry (Marie Jeanne Bécu) 1743-1793. Marie-Jeanne Bécu came from a poor family. She was the illegitimate daughter of a seamstress Anne Bécu and the Franciscan Jean Baptiste Casimir… Read More
Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, Mademoiselle d’Enghien, then Mademoiselle de Charolais, after her marriage Duchess of Maine (8 November 1676 in Paris; – 23 January 1753 ibid.), was a French high aristocrat.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)