June 27, 2012

Status Anxiety: Is She Gonna Curtsey?

 Kirsten Dunst as Marie Antoinette in Sofia Coppola's film

Does Kate Middleton curtsey to "blood princesses" first or vice versa? Lapham's Quarterly comments on the current Queen's recent updates to the Order of Precedence (who curtseys to whom and when) with a look back at Marie Antoinette's introduction to Comtesse du Barry, Louis XV's mistress. Read the post here. --Kim

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