history meme(french edition) → 4 families/dynasties/houses (2/4) House of Guise.
“At home, their appeal to Catholic populism was to make them more powerful than the King of France. In the eyes of the Catholic masses, they were charismatic heroes, worshipped in songs and woodcut, lauded in a new form of cheap political broadsheet. The Black Legend was born.” – Stuart Carroll, Martyrs and Murderers, the Guise Family and the making of Europe.
If anyone ever asked me to describe Philippe and Chevy, I would just show them this photo. Because honestly, this photo is the epitome of those them. Philippe flipping people off and Chevy watching those people judgementally as they both look great and stay close to each other? No other photo sums them up quite as perfectly.