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A biography of the Duchess of Angoulême, daughter of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI of France, who was for ten minutes Queen of France and for her entire life a supporter of the Bourbon cause.
Bibliography: p. 269-286.
|LC Classifications||PZ4.D462 Mar|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 291 p.|
|Number of Pages||291|
|LC Control Number||67026151|
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She was the only one of the royal family who survived. Born as Madame Royale (daughter of the king), she became prisoner, refugee, Duchess, Dauphine (Wife of the heir apparent to the French throne) and even Queen of France for about twenty minutes.
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Marie-Therese: The Fate of Marie Antoinette's DaughterReviews: Marie Antoinette was happy with a daughter; a son would have belonged to the nation, a daughter she could keep to herself. 3 Years later, the long awaited son, the dauphin of France was born, Louis Joseph (22 October - 4 June ).
2 More children came after that; Louis Charles (27 March - 8 June ) and Sophie Beatrix (9 July. Marie Antoinette was a doting mother. InMarie gave birth to Louis Joseph, who became his father’s heir, a role known as the “dauphin.”.
The question has intrigued historians for years. Was the disease-riddled little boy who died in after years alone in a prison cell really the son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
Summary: Marie Therese, The Fate Of Marie Antoinette’s Daughter, is a well-written, thoroughly-researched and dense, but by no means boring, biography of the only child of Louise XVI who survived the French Revolution. The author skilfully brings Marie Therese, with all her faults and good qualities, trials and triumphs, back to life again.
I don't think I've ever given a thought to whatever happened to Marie-Antoinette's daughter but am I glad I got my hands on this book and read it because Marie-Therese, Madame Royale Of France, was a fascinating woman.
Versailles was her childhood home; opulence, deference, divine right and Privilege with a P were hers from birth.4/5. The first major biography of one of France's most mysterious women--Marie Antoinette's only child to survive the French revolution.
Susan Nagel, author of the critically acclaimed biography Mistress of the Elgin Marbles, turns her attention to the life of a remarkable woman who both defined and shaped an era, the tumultuous last days of the crumbling ancient : Bloomsbury Publishing. Get this from a library. Marie Antoinette's daughter.
[Alice Marie Antoinettes daughter. book Desmond] -- A biography of the Duchess of Angoulême, daughter of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI of France, who was for ten minutes Queen of France and for her entire life a supporter of the Bourbon cause.
"We have followed the history of Marie Antoinette with the greatest diligence and scrupulosity. We have lived in those times. We have talked with some of her friends and some of her enemies; we have read, certainly not all, but hundreds of the libels written against her; and we have, in short, examined her life with– if we may be allowed to say so of ourselves– something of the accuracy.
Despite the rocky start, Marie and Louis XVI would have four children -- only one of whom lived to adulthood. Marie Antoinette's first child was a girl, named Marie Thérèse after Marie's mother.
Marie-Thérèse, Marie Antoinette’s daughter. Meet Marie Antoinette’s long-forgotten heroes from her imprisonment: Marie-Thérèse, Marie Antoinette’s 14 year old daughter – “I begged Chaumette [the public prosecutor, on his frequent visits to her room in the Temple Tower], to let me rejoin my mother.
"Marie-Thérèse: Child of Terror" by Susan Nagel is a greatly anticipated biography which provides an overview of the turbulent life of the courageous daughter of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. Rare anecdotes and little-known incidents are pulled together into one volume to make for a consuming read.5/5(5).
Marie Antoinette (/ ˌ æ n t w ə ˈ n ɛ t, ˌ ɒ̃ t-/, French: [maʁi ɑ̃twanɛt] (); born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 2 November – 16 October ) was the last queen of France before the French was born an archduchess of Austria and was the penultimate child and youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Emperor Francis became dauphine of France in May.
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Her books include Marie Therese, Child of Terror: The Fate of Marie Antoinette's Daughter and Mistress of the Elgin Marbles: A Biography of Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin.
She lives in New York City. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. global ratings. 5 star 74%/5(). In Decemberon the midnight stroke of her seventeenth birthday, Marie-Thérèse, the only surviving child of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI, fled Paris’s notorious Temple Prison.
Kept in solitary confinement after her parents’ brutal execution during the Terror, she had been unaware of the fate Author: Susan Nagel. Marie-Therese, Child of Terror: The Fate of Marie Antoinette's Daughter - Ebook written by Susan Nagel.
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Whenever possible the historical persons speak for themselves out of memoirs and letters. Marie-Antoinette is seen in light of her Imperial heritage as a child of the Habsburg dynasty.5/5(1). One of history's most misunderstood figures, Marie Antoinette represents the extravagance and the decadence of pre-Revolution France.
Yet there was an innocence about Antoinette, thrust as a child into the chillingly formal French d to the maladroit, ill-mannered Dauphin, Antoinette found pleasure in costly entertainments and garments.3/5(1). MARIE ANTOINETTE'S DAUGHTER. AUTHOR: Alice Curtis Desmond.
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Books & Authors. Catherine Delors Website of author Catherline Delors, author of Mistress of the Revolution; Elena Maria Vidal EM Vidal is the author of Trianon: A Novel of Royal France and Madame Royale.; Simone Bertière Simone Bertière is the author of a number of excellent texts (in French) on French Monarchy and Marie Antoinette; Susan Nagel Susan Nagel is the author of Marie-Therese.
Marie Antoinette has been a subject for both biographers and novelists. Since before her beheading by French revolutionaries, her life has been analyzed and.
Susan Nagel, author of the critically acclaimed biography Mistress of the Elgin Marbles, turns her attention to the life of a remarkable woman who both defined and shaped an era, the tumultuous last days of the crumbling ancien regime.
Nagel brings the formidable Marie-Therese to life, along with the age of revolution and the waning days of the aristocracy, in a page-turning biography that. Mother and daughter hadn’t seen each other since Marie Antoinette left Austria, but she was still incredibly close to Empress Maria Theresa.
Sadly, the empress passed away in in Vienna. Suddenly, Marie Antoinette was not only heartbroken— she was in grave danger. [A] behind-the-scenes peek at Versailles and an account of a fraught mother-daughter relationship [A] graceful guide" - The New York Times This fascinating and poignant collection of letters between Marie Antoinette, the doomed dauphine and future queen of 4/5(3).
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