27 janeiro 2020

Historian Rediscovers the Last Testament of a Caribbean Queen

The long-lost will of a queen of Haiti has been rediscovered in the UK’s National Archives. Marie-Louise Coidavid, wife of Haiti’s self-anointed king, Henry Christophe, briefly reigned alongside her husband from 1811 to 1820. Following her husband’s downfall and suicide in 1820, she and her daughters moved to Italy where they lived quite comfortably.

The newly-found will is an English translation of a still-lost original, and is a silent testament to her financial survival, and her continued dedication to Haiti. Despite not returning for over 30 years, she described the country has her home in her will.

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Spitzer Observes TRAPPIST-1

Spitzer Space Telescope, one of agency’s great observatories, one of Spitzer's great discoveries was that of the TRAPPIST-1 star, an ultra-cool dwarf, which has seven Earth-size planets orbiting it.

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