Marie Antoinette hunting

Marie Antoinette hunting

The hunting, especially that the volpe, It was one of the favorite activities of sovereigns and aristocrats in past centuries; the young king of France Louis XVI felt towards this discipline a passion even immeasurable, so as not to give up his daily hunt for no reason at all, heedless of the fact that you had to get up every morning at dawn before returning to the palace every night dead tired from the effort.

A different view, and definitely a rare exception is for the time that for the rank, Instead it was his wife Maria Antonietta, who was hunting not only a useless and boring pastime, but also cruel: Queen of France was very fond of animals (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/5449/storia-moderna/maria-antonietta-lamore-per-gli-animali) and it was no small effort to have to continually see their bodies mangled by bullets and dog bites.

Ma, as known, escape to the rigid label which regulated the life to corte di Versailles it was virtually impossible, especially if it belonged to the female sex, and, willy-nilly, They had to accommodate the inclinations of his wife; so, the sovereign, sweet and caring character, simply it limited to accompany occasionally Louis XVI just to make him happy and fill his carriage of fresh food and refreshing drinks to be distributed at the right time to all participants.

He also found a way to feel useful to someone (Photo gives: http://www.notizie.it).