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The Execution of Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette by Lebrun On 16th October 1793, Marie Antoinette was found in her cell at the Conciergerie in Paris dressed in her mourning dress, laying down on her bed in floods of tears. The day before, she had been … Continue reading

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Review: Marie Antoinette by Evelyne Lever

I’m not gonna lie to you guys, I’ve been struggling to think up stuff to write about. Oh there are plenty of starter ideas, historical people I want to ramble on about but thanks to some rather nasty hours at … Continue reading

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Review: Marie Anoinette by Antonia Fraser

Before reading this, I had very little knowledge of the French Revolution. Indeed I still have little knowledge but reading this has done what I can only describe as opening a flood gate of emotion and a thirst for more … Continue reading

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