This week, it's Amber's new girl-crush! And, let's face it, she should be EVERYONE'S girl-crush. It's Julie d'Aubigny, the bisexual, opera-singing, fencing master, burner of...oh, why spoil it? She's a criminal, yes, but she's fantastic.
Plus, a plea to Natalie Dormer: MAKE THIS A MOVIE.
“Julie D’aubigny.” Rejected Princesses. https://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/julie-daubignyJim Burrows. Eldacur.comhttp://www.eldacur.com/~brons/Maupin/LaMaupin.html
Geri Walton. Unique Histories from the 18th and 19th centuries. “Duel of Madame de Polignac and Marquise de Nesle.” https://www.geriwalton.com/duel-of-madame-de-polignac-and-marquise/
“Duel.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duel
Jade Cuttle. Culture Trip. “The Story of Julie d'Aubigny: the French Opera-Singing Sword Fighter.” https://theculturetrip.com/europe/france/articles/the-story-of-julie-daubigny-the-french-opera-singing-sword-fighter/
Cameron Rogers. “Gallant Ladies.” http://www.eldacur.com/~brons/Maupin/MoreMaupinSources.html#RogersSpain
Alan Westby. Los Angeles Public Library. “Julie d'Aubigny: La Maupin and Early French Opera.” https://www.lapl.org/collections-resources/blogs/lapl/julie-daubigny-la-maupin-and-early-french-opera
Man Killed by Lion. https://www.flickr.com/photos/brizzlebornandbred/16685252279
Julie d'Aubigny - Duelist, Singer, Radical - Extra History
Youtube Channel: Extra Credits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QaBYLAOaSY
Five French Facts: Julie d'Aubigny Youtube Channel: Geffen Playhouse