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Let Them Eat Cake!

Hosted by the Consul of the Global History Lovers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 18 Mar 19:00 - 21:30

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No. She apparently never said that.

It was misattributed to her and it stuck, Much like the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, and other things she came to be maligned for.

Was she a spoiled brat? Probably. Did she deserve the guillotine? We can debate that.

Marie Antoinette is one of the most memorable Queens in all of history. But strip away the grandeur and she was a (barely) fifteen year old Austrian princess, who was married off as a diplomatic pawn. Let us re-examine her life story through a different lens.