marie antoinette
Marie Antoinette

The daily life at Versailles

Daily life at Versailles went by a strict set of rules of etiquette and routine. Marie Antoinette wrote her own account of the “maddening” and “ridiculous” routine to her mother in Austria in 1770. She woke up between nine and ten and dressed informally. She would then say her morning prayers, eat breakfast, and visit [read more]