Listen: Maria Therese Madame Rashard, France, Empress Maria Theresa discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class
"She was the fifteenth child of the Empress Maria Theresa and was only gifted with the prize role all of Dauphin of France. Thanks to random happenstance an unlikely circumstance befalling her older sisters her education up until that last minute betrothed will had been minimal but even if she wasn't studious she was beautiful Foale and charming and agreeable she would be happy in France marrying the Awkward Young Prince only a few months her senior but even if she wasn't her happiness wasn't the point she was a pawn to secure an alliance between Austria and France dance twenty two years after she became a French princess after two decades of decadence in the most cultured and luxurious palace in the world. Marie Antoinette was alone in a cell in the heart of Paris Chris with mobs outside calling for her head to join that of her husband and her friends in the Guillotine marie-antoinette's prison cell at the concierge Orie was not a place of warmth and kindness but the jail oh keeper Madame Rishard tried to make the woman who had once lived in a palace comfortable Madame Rashard who ran the concierge ary with her husband had watched the queen hang a small Golden Watch on the wall of herself the only bit of adornment the dark room where the walls dripped and moaning could be heard from all hours of the night. It was a gift from long ago from her mother. The Empress Maria Therese Madame Rashard had also watched the guards confiscate the watch five days later. The Queen was mostly quiet after that her hands stayed in her lapse she thanked the guards when they brought her food and."