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  • Marie-Antoinette the Mother

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    Welcome to Episode 6 of Tea at Trianon Radio, dedicated to discussing the life and times of Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre. I am Elena Maria Vidal, the author of four historical novels, including TRIANON and MADAME ROYALE which are about Marie-Antoinette and her family. In this our sixth broadcast we will be talking about Marie-Antoinette the Mother. Her children were her life and she wanted to bring them up herself. She went through a lot to bring children into the world.We will discuss each of her four children and her adopted children as well. We will not be taking calls today but do email me a question or a comment at emvidal@planetrussell.net. Tea at Trianon Radio is brought to you by Mayapple Books in St. Michaels, Maryland, dedicated to publishing Modern Classics. Visit Mayapple Books at www.mayapplebooks.net.
    Much of what we will be discussing today can be found on my Tea at Trianon Blog and will also be included in my new non-fiction book on Marie-Antoinette entitled Marie-Antoinette, Daughter of the Caesars, to be published in September 2015 by Mayapple Books.

  • Ancient Stories of the Celtic Isles with Jeremy RJ White

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    Join Jeremy White in a retelling of the Celtic Tales.
    Jeremy is an avid historian and storyteller who was born just outside of London, England. He is also a shaman (or vitki in Norse tradition) who is familiar with the magick and history of the Heart Chakra of the world. He recently published his first book "Raising the Runes, A Shamanic Journey through Avalon" which is available through his website or Amazon directly. He offers individual clairvoyant readings, online classes & vision quests as well as shamanic healings.
    For more information about Jeremy visit www.jeremyrjwhite.com 

  • The Great Migration Directory with Robert Charles Anderson

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    Robert Charles Anderson, the Great Migration Project director at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, joins Jane to talk about his new book, The Great Migration Directory. Picking up where The Great Migration series left off in 1635, the book features those immigrants to 1635 and the remaining from 1636-1640. The book is the culmination of decades of work for Bob on the Puritans who arrived in New England between 1620 and 1640. 
    Order the book: http://shop.americanancestors.org/products/the-great-migration-directory

  • New York State Censuses and Substitutes with William Dollarhide

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    William Dollarhide, author of New York State Censuses and Substitutes,  will join Jane to talk about his book. Find out what this indispensible book contains for New York genealogy research. What are the NY state censuses? What are some of the substitutes?

  • Soldier Engraver Forger with Deborah M. Child

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    Art historian and genealogist Deborah M. Child joins Jane today to talk about her new book Soldier Engraver Forger: Richard Brunton's Life on the Fringe in America's New Republic. 

  • DNA and Adoptions with CeCe Moore

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    CeCe Moore joins Jane today to talk about her work with adoptions and DNA.

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