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Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser


source: borrowed
title: Marie Antoinette: The Journey
author: Antonia Fraser
pages: 511
published: November 12, 2002
genre: non fiction/historical/biography
first lines: On 2 November 1755 the Queen-Empress was in labour all day with her fifteenth child. 1,089 more words

Book Review

Nina's Marie Antoinette Tea Set

I would like to tell you about an interesting afternoon tea set I had last weekend. Some friends arranged a little tea party and I tagged along! 606 more words

10 Things You May Not Know About Marie Antoinette


”Vive la nation” the crowd cheered as Marie Antoinette’s head fell down to the ground. Today more than 223 years later after her execution, I will be pointing out 10 surprising facts about the hated French queen during the French Revolution. 406 more words

History

Born on this day in Fashion History: Rose Bertin, July 2, 1747

Happy birthday to Marie Antoinette’s premiere marchande de modes, Rose Bertin, born on this day in 1747. Bertin’s meteoric rise to success began in 1772, when she opened her own shop, after having apprenticed to a… 668 more words

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