What did Marie Antoinette eat?

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What did Marie Antoinette eat?

French Customs:

It was the custom in France that the subjects of the king and queen could sometimes come into the palace to watch the royals eat. Marie Antoinette would not eat whenever this happened because she did not like being watched.

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Marie Antoinette's personal servants who wrote memoirs after her death said that she ate very little. She survived mostly on water and boiled or...

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Marie Antoinette: History, Life & Fate

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