Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A Disagreement Between Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

From author Geri Walton:
 During the reign of King Louis XVI, many Frenchmen disliked the King’s wife, Marie Antoinette. In fact, they often blamed Marie Antoinette for coercing her husband into making unpopular decisions. While Louis XVI often agreed with her and allowed Marie Antoinette’s to give gifts and rewards to her favorites, he did not allow her to coerce or sway his decisions when it came to matters of state. (Read more.)

I discuss their relationship a great deal in my biography of the Queen:


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