In the latest episode of History Gems Dr Nicola Tallis delves into the fascinating story of Marie Antoinette with royal historian and author Dr Carolyn Harris.
Dr Carolyn Harris is a historian, author and royal commentator based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is the author of Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada: Democracy, Law, and Human Rights and Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette. Her 3rd book, Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting was published in 2017. She is a co-editor of the English Consorts, Power, Influence, Dynasty series, which will be published in 2022.
You can find out more about her work here.
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What is History Gems?
Welcome to History Gems, the podcast that follows historian and author Dr Nicola Tallis as she seeks to unpick the stories behind some of history's most famous and intriguing jewels.
With a different expert on every episode, Nicola delves into a daring attempt to steal the Crown Jewels, the secrets of a supposedly cursed diamond, the creation of the world's most famous Easter eggs, and plenty more.
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Nicola's books include:
Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey
Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester
Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch
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