Come Dance a Sarabande

Sarabande

Sarabande

In 17th century France, the sarabande was a popular but frowned upon dance. Fiery and fast, in 1583 it was banned in Spain on account of its obscenity.

Anne of Austria and Marie de Rohan managed to trick Cardinal Richelieu into dressing up and dancing a sarabande in the Queen’s private apartments.

The mind boggles!

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