Going Above & Beyond

APRIL 25TH What went through the headOf the inventorThe great ideaTo rewardMindless crimeWith the loss of one's head 1792: Guillotine first used in France, executes highwayman Nicolas Pelletier Fun Fact:During the Reign of Terror (June 1793 to July 1794) about 17,000 people were guillotined. Former King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were executed at … Continue reading Going Above & Beyond

Price Paid Over Time

APRIL 23RD Jealousy, betrayal, revenge,Royal crumpets and jamWomen's empowermentOn display in a playIn what the critics callFun for the whole famAnd all wrapped uplike nothing you've ever seenStaged in a comedy for the queen 1597: William Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor" is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance What a … Continue reading Price Paid Over Time