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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) 16th October, 4:30am It is to you, my sister, that … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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