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roleplaying:versailles:versaillesliving [2013/03/13 00:39]
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roleplaying:versailles:versaillesliving [2014/03/20 21:33] (current)
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 ======Day to Day Life====== ======Day to Day Life======
-{{parent page=RulesVersailles}}+| Go Back to ^ [[roleplaying:​rulesversailles]] ^
 =====Balls and Dances===== =====Balls and Dances=====
 Dances are very frequent at Versailles and elsewhere in France (nobles would often hold them in their own mansions), usually there is an opportunity to dance every 3-5 days.  ​ Dances are very frequent at Versailles and elsewhere in France (nobles would often hold them in their own mansions), usually there is an opportunity to dance every 3-5 days.  ​
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   * masked balls --- The rigid rules of etiquette are more relaxed at a masked ball.  They are an integral part of the Carnival season preceding Lent, but are occasionally held at other times of the year as well.   * masked balls --- The rigid rules of etiquette are more relaxed at a masked ball.  They are an integral part of the Carnival season preceding Lent, but are occasionally held at other times of the year as well.
 =====The Theatre===== =====The Theatre=====
-  * Le th+¬+ótre de la foire +á Paris - http://​foires.net/​index.html --- The premier theatre in Paris --- [[http://​foires.net/​cal/​cal.shtml Program of events]] +  * Le th+¬+ótre de la foire +á Paris - http://​foires.net/​index.html --- The premier theatre in Paris --- [[http://​foires.net/​cal/​cal.shtml|Program of events]] 
-  * [[http://​foires.net/​01d.shtml Other theatres]]+  * [[http://​foires.net/​01d.shtml|Other theatres]]
 =====Money===== =====Money=====
 [[VersaillesLivres|The Currency of the realm]] [[VersaillesLivres|The Currency of the realm]]
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 =====Weights and Measures===== =====Weights and Measures=====
 All measurements tended to vary from province to province. ​ But to simplify matters, I will just take the measurements as used in Paris at the time. All measurements tended to vary from province to province. ​ But to simplify matters, I will just take the measurements as used in Paris at the time.
-1 //arpent// = 100 //perches// = 34 //ares//  +1 //arpent// = 100 //perches// = 34 //​ares// ​ \\ 
-1 arpent = 100 square rods = 4066 sq. yards = .84 acres +1 arpent = 100 square rods = 4066 sq. yards = .84 acres \\ 
-1 perch = 1 rod = 1 pole = 5 1/2 yards = 16.5 feet (also the distance between fenceposts in good soil)+1 perch = 1 rod = 1 pole = 5 1/2 yards = 16.5 feet (also the distance between fenceposts in good soil) \\
 1 hectare = 100 meters squared = 10,000 square meters = 100 ares 1 hectare = 100 meters squared = 10,000 square meters = 100 ares
 =====Travel Times===== =====Travel Times=====
-Paris to Marseilles via  //​diligence//:​ 11 days +Paris to Marseilles via  //​diligence//:​ 11 days \\ 
-Paris to Bordeaux via //​diligence//:​ 6 days +Paris to Bordeaux via //​diligence//:​ 6 days \\ 
-Paris to Lyons via //​diligence//:​ 5 days +Paris to Lyons via //​diligence//:​ 5 days \\ 
-Paris to Lille via //​diligence//:​ 3 days +Paris to Lille via //​diligence//:​ 3 days \\ 
-Mail times were slower as they tended to travel via Paris (ie Lyons to Bordeaux would go through Paris on the way). +Mail times were slower as they tended to travel via Paris (ie Lyons to Bordeaux would go through Paris on the way). \\ 
-Post riders move at 5-6 mph - 50-60 miles per day.+Post riders move at 5-6 mph - 50-60 miles per day. \\
 Coaches generally travel 30 miles per day. Coaches generally travel 30 miles per day.
 =====The Calendar===== =====The Calendar=====
 janvier, f+¬vrier, mars, avril, mai, juin, juillet, ao++t, septembre, octobre, novembre, d+¬cembre janvier, f+¬vrier, mars, avril, mai, juin, juillet, ao++t, septembre, octobre, novembre, d+¬cembre
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