Little Gift, The
Added: Mar 25 2014
The famous diamond, now known as the Hope Diamond, once belonged to the Cardinal Mazarin, a despised Italian cardinal, who for eighteen years ruled all France in his tyranny over the young king, Louis XIV. It is 1660, and at the palace, Cardinal Mazarin is confined to his bed. The worshipping queen mother, Ann of Austria, sits beside him, and her son, King Louis XIV sulks in a chair nearby...