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Henry IV of France Legacy: Place des Vosges, Marais in Paris

Henry IV of France Legacy: Place des Vosges, Marais in Paris

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Recently Jo Bayley was in Paris where daily in the Marais district many enjoy the good life especially in the Place des Vosges legacy of King Henry IV the Great

Biedermeier Era

Biedermeier Era

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One can find real beauty in the design style known as Biedermeier. While only short lived, it was suffused with truth and dignity in its ‘rigorous simplicity’. The style’s name is a play on the word Bieder, meaning unpretentious or plain, and Maieir, a German surname much like Smith or…