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Le Muguet – Becoming French


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Excerpt: Au mois de mai, fais ce qu’il te plait. In the month of May do what your heart fancies.  Provencal proverb So today I feel like sharing a little bit of French culture with you, the 1st of May is a public holiday in France for the Fête du Travail and the day you will find people offering Le Muguet (Lily of the Valley) to their friends, neighbours and acquaintances, a tradition that began during the Renaissance in 1561, when Charles IX offered…  See on clairemca.wordpress.com

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Portrait of Charles IX of France

 

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