Category Archives: Cartouche

The King of Thieves

In his youth Philippe of Orleans, the Regent, was very interested in alchemy; on one occasion, reports to us Saint-Simon, he even tried to summon the Devil, but the Devil would not come: Too many people in the early XVIII … Continue reading

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The Court of Miracles and the Court of Versailles

  To find the Court of Miracles in Paris today, you need to travel a little north of Notre Dame to Metro Station Sebastopol. There, between the boulevards Sebastopol and Forum des Halles, is where you can still see the traces of … Continue reading

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