All posts tagged "Marie Antoinette"
Marie Antoinette and music
Whilst musical talent in the eighteenth century was judged to be an appropriate feminine accomplishment, Marie Antoinette’s personal relationship with music...Blog Posts19th April 2018
The hair of Queen Marie Antoinette?
In the British Museum, there is a locket containing hair traditionally said to be that of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France...Blog Posts27th February 2018
From Vienna to Versailles: Marie Antoinette’s Bridal Journey – Part Two
At the Imperial Abbey of Schuttern, Marie Antoinette spent her last night on German soil and in the Holy Roman Empire....Blog Posts24th May 2017
From Vienna to Versailles: Marie Antoinette’s Bridal Journey – Part One
On 21 April 1770, a procession passed by the imperial summer palace of Schönbrunn, consisting of 21 state coaches, followed by...Blog Posts22nd May 2017
Taking a look at where Marie Antoinette was born
As the seat of power from which the Habsburg emperors ruled over their vast empire, the Hofburg Palace has come to...Blog Posts9th April 2017
Marie Antoinette: A Short Biography
Maria Antonia Josephina Johanna was born on 2 November 1755 in Vienna, Austria. She was the 11th child (and most beautiful...Blog Posts4th June 2016
Looking at the birth of Marie Antoinette
Born as the last of the children of Empress Maria Theresia and the Holy Roman Emperor, Francis Stephen, the future Queen...Blog Posts5th November 2015