Courtiers and Kings

Sept 2013 - 12 minutes 40 secs

Listen to this podcast to learn more about the King and his court.

Did you know that only a few of the Royal Chateaux and Palaces were permanently furnished?  When the King travelled to a new destination his furniture went with him.

 

 

 

Mistresses and Queens

Oct 2013 - 11 minutes 54 secs

Women played a significant role in the court of Renaissance France.

A Star-Crossed Renaissance

January 2014 - 11 minutes 41 secs

Astology and magic were key beliefs of the Renaissance.  King Francois had a team of court astrologers to advise him and Catherine de Medici arrived from Italy with her ominous astrologer Cosimo Ruggieri.

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