- The word Chatelaine is French and means the keeper of the keys
- Chatelaine” derives from the Latin word for castle
- In Medieval times, the chatelaine was in charge of the day-to-day running of the castle.
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Early 1900s Black Americana Vintage Valentine Cards.Racial stereotyping is considered socially incorrect to our modern day thinking, yet these sorts of cards, alongside thousands of gender stereotyping cards, are a part of our political and social past history.Continue reading →
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