Last Letter of Marie Antoinette before the Gallows: Text and Curiosity

By |2019-04-12T01:02:28+00:0012 April 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Last letter from Marie Antoinette (original text) The last letter of Marie Antoinette, written by the former queen of France just hours before climbing the steps of the guillotine, is [...]

The dead (Vera or Presumptive?) di Louis Charles, Son Of Marie Antoinette

By |2017-02-17T20:03:38+00:0016 February 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis Charles of Bourbon prisoner to the Temple When and how he died Charles Louis de Bourbon, son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, rightful heir to the French throne? [...]

The Sad and Lonely Death of Louis XV and the Smallpox Vaccine

By |2016-08-14T02:45:05+00:0017 July 2016|Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Portrait of Louis XV. The king died of smallpox in 1774 April 1774: during one of the usual hunting near Versailles which has always devoted [...]

Marie Antoinette and the Hunt

By |2016-04-27T00:47:48+00:0027 April 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Marie Antoinette hunting Hunting, especially that the fox, It was one of the favorite activities of sovereigns and aristocrats in past centuries; the young King of France, Louis XVI harbored [...]