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Marie Antoinette's Last Letter

This is the letter Marie-Antoinette Queen of France wrote to her sister-in-law Madame Elisabeth a few hours before her execution. (Letter translated from French to English by Charles Duke Yonge) 823 more words


"Let them eat cake"

This may be a controversial title to my post, as it’s hotly debated whether Marie Antoinette actually uttered the words…

Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”

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Was The Dark Countess Really Marie Therese Of France? | History And Other Thoughts

Originally posted on History And Other Thoughts.

In 1807, a mysterious couple arrived in Hildburghausen, Germany. The young, blonde-haired woman always wore a veil to cover her face. 214 more words

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Day 8: Paris III

After seeing all of the sights in the city, we headed to the Palace of Versailles to spend our last morning in Paris. We were once again excited to have our museum pass to cut the line; jokes on us…so did everyone else. 94 more words