What happened to Marie Antoinette's jewelry?


What happened to Marie Antoinette's jewelry?

Marie Antoinette:

Marie Antoinette was born into an extremely wealthy royal family called the Habsburgs. She had an affluent childhood and was used to having the best clothing and jewels. Marie Antoinette and her husband, King Louis XVI of France were executed as part of the French Revolution.

Answer and Explanation:

When the situation in France was becoming dire, Marie Antoinette arranged for many of her jewels to be smuggled out of France. These were to be used...

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Marie Antoinette: History, Life & Fate

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Chapter 11 / Lesson 12

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