Marie Antoinette

The Year of Marie Antoinette – The exhumation of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI’s bodies

“On the 18th of January 1815, the commissioners appointed by the king (Louis XVIII) to search for the sacred remains of their late majesties Louis XVI and the Queen Marie Antoinette, arrived, at eight o’clock in the morning, at the ancient cemetery of the Madeleine on the rue d’Anjou” Following King Louis XVI’s execution on [read more]