Discover the history of French Royal refugees in Scotland, from the Queens of the Middle Ages and the friends of Queen Victoria, including the exiles of the Revolution, and even the daughter of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
Odile Hughson is a volunteer guide at the National Museum of Scotland, where she gives both theme and general highlights tours of the Scottish and World Collections. In the past she has given talks to Local History Societies, Embroiderers’ Guilds, the Alliance Française, the Edinburgh Franco-Scottish Society and various other societies such as the Corstorphine Literary and Geographical Society, the Edinburgh Costume Society, the MacAlpine Memorial Lecture in Perth, all for the benefit of cancer charities. She has also addressed the Friends of the Musée Condé at Chantilly about the Orléans family in exile.
Talk in French by Odile Hughson
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Image: Odile Hughson