The following year, she gave birth to her last child, daughter Sophie. Tragedy struck less than a year later, when Sophie, who had been born prematurely, died.
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In the summer of , Marie and Louis were devastated when heir Louis Joseph died, aged just seven. A bright but sickly child, he likely died from tuberculosis of the spine. In late , the royal family was moved from Versailles and placed in captivity in Paris. After a series of failed escape attempts including one engineering by von Fersen , the monarchy was abolished by the Revolutionary government in Louis XVI was held separately from his family and was executed in January While Marie was initially allowed to remain with her children, authorities soon separated them.
Marie, now known as Marie Capet, was kept under strict surveillance which did not stop her from continuing to plot her escape. Her son, Louis-Charles, was locked in a dark, fetid chamber where he was fed meager rations, prevented from seeing any outside visitors and physically abused by his jailers. Following a grueling two-day trial, Marie was found guilty of crimes against the state and followed her husband to the guillotine on October 16, Less than two years later, in June , year-old Louis-Charles died, likely from tuberculosis worsened by his mistreatment.
Painting by Adolf Ulrich Wertmuller. Rumors quickly spread that the boy had miraculously escaped his captors and that the body of another dead child was used in his place. Karl Wilhelm Naundorff, a German clockmaker, wrote a series of memoirs that proved so convincing that several surviving members of the royal family took up his cause notably absent was his sole surviving supposed sibling, Marie Therese.
The fate of Louis-Charles even caught the attention of Mark Twain , who included a mention of it in his masterpiece, Huckleberry Finn. At the age of ten she could not write correctly in German or in any language commonly used at court, such as French and Italian, and conversations with her were stilted.
She was married to the heir to the French throne 5 years later, to settle the animosity between the Austrian Empire and France. Hopefully her language skills had improved by then, for her sake. From the various writings of her own and those around her, she also struggled with writing. I would venture to guess she was somewhere on the dyslexic scale, I am personally familiar with that myself.
She loved music and dancing, a very artistic person at heart and she was quite brilliant on the harp, if I am remembering correctly, there was a portrait painted of her with her harp that is quite lovely. Most Viennese of the time period were fluent in German, French, Italian and Spanish, so it is a bit unusual that she only spoke French and German.
She struggled with French, but managed to be fluent by the time she arrived in France. What else would you have had her speak? English, Chinese, and Arabic? No idea what the standards were back in the 18th century regarding the ability to speak foreign languages but 2 is pretty good, even for nowadays'….
Marie-Antoinette spoke her native language Viennese dialect, more likely than German , French but also Italian. She did try to learn English and achieved an adequate, although not fluent, level in that language. Her husband also learned English and spoke it fairly well, if I am not mistaken.
She spoke French because each and every royalty, aristocrat, diplomat and whatever kind of influencer from that time did.
She spoke German because, well, she was Austrian and German was the tongue of her country and of her family. She actually learnt Italian that was also spoken in her family and notions of Latin.
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New York : Zone Books, From Romania Used For more details, please contact me. Campan, already mentioned as holding an office at the Court; and when the household of the Dauphiness was formed, Madame Campan was appointed her reader, and received from Marie Antoinette a consistent kindness and confidence to which by her loyal service she was fully entitled. She suffered rumors of infidelity and infertility in the seven years before she gave birth to a daughter and finally the dauphin, born in Such use of underwear as outerwear has been recurrent….
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