madame elisabeth
Elisabeth of France (1764 - 1794)

The Year of Marie Antoinette – Marie Antoinette & Madame Élisabeth (Part two)

Read part one here. Élisabeth joined her brother and his family in the Tuileries, where some semblance of social life was kept up. She and Marie Antoinette supervised the education of the Dauphin, Louis Charles, and Madame Royale, Marie Thérèse. In June 1791, she accompanied her brother and his family on their unsuccessful escape attempt, [read more]