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A Brief History of Valentine’s Day

17 Jan

Valentine’s Day is celebrated with much joy and enthusiasm in France.  In fact the history of Valentine’s Day has a strong history with France.  It has been said that Valentine’s Day Cards originated in France.  A young Frenchman, Charles, Duke of Orleans is said to have written the first written Valentine’s Day Cards. The Duke who was captured at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415 is said to have written a poem or ‘Valentine’ to his wife while imprisonment in the Tower of London.

We here at Old World Limited would love to know how you celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Do you buy a gift? or just get a card for your love?  If you are in need of a gift, we have lots of options for not only your special love…..but your furry loves also!  We are here to be your one stop shop for Valentine’s Day.

This is our Pre de Provence Heart Shape Soap.  This would make a wonderful gift that would keep on giving through the year!

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Posted by on January 17, 2012 in Bath Soaps and Suds

 

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