Category Archives: Investigating at Chateau Versailles

Trianon Love Triangle, Marie-Antoinette, Polignac, de Lamballe

They are all that remains from the set of eight that the revolutionaries sold at a giant yard sale held by the Royal Stables in September 1793. The backs in the shape of lyres is a common late XVIII century … Continue reading

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Security at the Chateau of Versailles

In 1757 a gold watch was stolen from Louis XV at the Chateau of Versailles!  Hm… this makes us wonder about the effectiveness of the palace security. The Hundred Swiss, whom Saint-Simon calls the hundred stooges of Binet, are mostly responsible for the … Continue reading

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