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The Crown of the Queen of Serpents July 21, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
The Crown of the Queen of Serpents

A curious little episode from a very obscure English autobiography. The individual being described here is August de Haxthausen (obit 1866), friend of the brothers Grimm.  De Haxthausen ended up in Britain in the 1840s in the house of a little girl, Janet Ross, who would become one of Beach’s favourite cookery book writers: but […]