The Story of Two Tales
In 1731, near the village of Songi in the district of Champagne, in France, a wild girl was captured.
At first the girl appeared to be black but after several baths, it was discovered that she was in fact fair skinned.
When first sighted she had been dressed in pieces of animal hide and had been excited having just clubbed a dog to death.
On capture she was taken to a Chateau belonging to the Viscount d’Epinoy. Here she displayed a hunger for raw meat.
She communicated in grunts and screams, showing no knowledge of French or of any other native language.
In the following years she had a number of benefactors and in between these benefactors she lived in convents.
She slowly learned French and was baptized Marie Angelique Memmie Le Blanc.
One of her benefactors would take her hunting, where she displayed a talent in running down and killing Rabbits.
Another benefactor wrote Memmie’s memoirs. Although Memmie could not remember much before her capture in Songi, the little she did remember seemed to indicate she was perhaps of Inuit descent.
She lived her life, often in poor health and in different places. In 1765 Memmie Le Blanc went with yet another patron, after which time nothing further was heard about her.
French Colonies 1700s
In 1716, Wisconsin was a French colony.
During a battle between the French and Amerindians, many children were left to become “feral” some of these were from the Native American Fox tribe.
These feral children were often sold as slaves.
In 1718 Madame de Courtemanche bought one of these children, a girl.
Madame loved the child as if she was her own daughter and took her with her when she moved to Labrador, another French Colony.
Following a battle between the Inuit and the French, Madame sailed for France in the vessel L’adventurier, accompanied by her charge.
Arriving in France on the 20th October 1721, they found that it was in the grip of a plague. The young girl was put into quarantine, supposedly for one year.
In November 1721, the young girl escaped the quarantine and disappeared into the woods of Provence.
She was not heard of again.
- Irony at Sea
Many of the casualties of the Titanic, could have lost their lives because they were watching a movie, the original version of "The Poseidon Adventure"
If either one of these two stories was to be read on its own, then it would appear to be a mystery. However when they are read together a sort of logic seems to appear.
Whilst put together, it would still make an interesting story, it would not have any mystery to it.
Our ancient ancestors left us plenty of mysteries or did they?
When and if we are able to link these stories, will the mysteries disappear and leave us with a logical and true picture of our history?
After all, the only thing that makes a mystery is the lack of all the facts.
- Raids, Pillage and Exaggeration
Although history tells of the Vikings being all about raiding parties, the truth is they were excellent colonizers.
- The Alien Emperor of China
Not only is there a legend of the first Emperor of China being an alien, but it is also said his wife was "a woman from the skies"
- The World News 1000 B.C
The World news, as it could have been in the year 1000 BC.
- The Co-Incidence that Changed History
The journeys of Marco Polo encouraged many adventurers, including Columbus. However it was only because of a co-incidence that his story was told.
- Pitcairn Island
The facts behind "The Mutiny on the Bounty" and what became of the mutineers.
- From Slaves to Kings
In the 12th century, in the Middle East, it was possible for a slave to become a King. Not only was it possible but it happened.