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In the 18th century, it was the centre of the intellectual ferment known as the Enlightenment, and the main stage of the French Revolution from 1789, which is remembered every year on the 14th of July with a military parade.In the 19th century, Napoleon I embellished the city with monuments to military glory.


This is above a central fully panelled kneehole with foot rest and flanked on either side by a cupboard door with carved incised panel and original brass handles and with internal shelf.Between 14, the city was occupied by the Burgundians and English soldiers.In the 16th century, Paris became the book-publishing capital of Europe, though it was shaken by the French Wars of Religion between Catholics and Protestants.Antique Ash Arts & Crafts Bedroom Suite consisting of a Triple Wardobe, Washstand and Dressing Table and dating from around 1890.Constructed from quality Ash this is a superb fully matching bedroom suite with fabulous detail and quality original fittings.Some believe that she arose from the earliest divine female guardian figures that came down from ancient hunting cultures.

Her association with witchcraft and witches may well have originated before the medieval witch trials—this provides evidence that witches existed long before people grew frightened of them.

A most attractive bedroom suite that would suit today's contemporary interiors it consists of: TRIPLE WARDOBE COMPACTUM : with moulded cornice top with incised carved frieze above a central full length door with mirrored panel to the top over a long moulded panel and flanked on either side by a full length panelled door with a fielded and incised carved panel to the top above a moulded arched panel and with original brass handles.

Internally and to one Side there is a hanging rail with a long deep drawer to the base.

The University of Paris on the Left Bank, organised in the mid-13th century, was one of the first in Europe.

It suffered from the Bubonic Plague in the 14th century and the Hundred Years War in the 15th century, with recurrence of the plague.

and understood either in the sense of "watchtower" or "guard place", implying the early town was perched on or near the brow of the hill, or, in the passive sense as 'preserved, protected' in reference to its secluded position.