Books tagged: louis xvi

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Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Парадокс Дорианны
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: Russian. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Остросюжетный научно-фантастический роман (серия «Лестница времени»). Подписывая брачный договор, австрийская принцесса Мария Антуанетта поставила неопрятную кляксу. Как могла особа голубых кровей и невероятная аккуратистка так опростоволоситься? А, может быть, девочка просто привыкла пользоваться… шариковой ручкой?
The Fortune of the Bourbons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?
Marie Antoinette: France's Most Controversial Queen
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Marie Antoinette is most famously remembered as 'Madame Deficit'. Unlike the image portrayed by those who led the French Revolution, Marie was a well-intentioned philanthropist, devoted mother, and free spirit. This short historical account details the truth behind the Queen's childhood, spending, and rumoured love affairs.
Nostradamus, Man of Prophecies or Politics?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Here are some articles I wrote during the last years, about Nostradamus, and how his prophecies maybe were not prophecies at all, and how they are still used to go into politics. Did Nostradamus foresee the election of Barack Obama and the End of the World in 2012? Was Nostradamus the author of the Prophecy of Orval and are some of his quatrains containing a code to locate the Bourbon War Chest?