On February 19 was born

Emilie Gamelin   Émilie Tavernier Gamelin, S.P., (19 February 1800 – 23 September 1851) was a French Canadian social worker and Roman Catholic Religious Sister. She is best known as the founder of the Sisters of Providence of Montreal. In 2001 she was beatified by Pope John Paul II. She was born Marie-Émilie-Eugène Tavernier (also…… Continue reading On February 19 was born

Today: February, 18

Mary I of England Style : By the Grace of God, King and Queen of England, Spain, France, Jerusalem, both the Sicilies and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, Archduke and Archduchess of Austria, Duke and Duchess of Burgundy, Milan and Brabant, Count and Countess of Habsburg, Flanders and Tyrol. Born: 18 February 1516 – Palace of…… Continue reading Today: February, 18

Today: February, 17

Lola Montez Marie Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert, Countess of Landsfeld, better known by the stage name Lola Montez, was an Irish dancer and actress who became famous as a “Spanish dancer”, courtesan, and mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, who made her Countess of Landsfeld. She used her influence to institute liberal reforms. At…… Continue reading Today: February, 17

Le roi Tarquin et la Sibylle

L’an, depuis Romulus et Remus, cent quarante, Jetant sur les Sept-Monts son ombre conquérante, Semant, avec le glaive, ou la paix ou l’effroi, Rome était déjà Reine et Tarquin était roi. Pour couronner la Ville et la garder fidèle, Tarquin, dans le roc vif, taillait sa citadelle, Temple éternel des dieux et du peuple romain;…… Continue reading Le roi Tarquin et la Sibylle