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Palatine Prince Makes Good

Prince Rupert of the Rhine (Dec 17, 1619, Prague) Sometimes, when you watch a TV series like Outlander, you can tend to forget that there were real-life ‘stars’ who operated in their own ‘divine right’. Prince Rupert was one such … Continue reading

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Pierre-Esprit Radisson: Hero or Villain?

Explorer and Fur Trader I’m reading “Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson” again, for the first time since 1980. It takes a little while to get accustomed to the use of double letters, and mixed language words, that he wrote in … Continue reading

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