Monday, April 2, 2012

Marie-Antoinette's Generosity

From History and Other Thoughts:
Marie Antoinette was a very generous and compassionate woman who did what she could to help the poor and needy. One of her good deeds, which are sadly often forgotten these days, was to give a dowry to 100 poor girls so that they could get married. In addition, she promised to pay for the nursing of their first born children and further benefits to the mothers who chose to breastfeed them...(Read entire post.)

1 comment:

Gio said...

Thanks for the link love!