SOURCE: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“It’s always exciting when you discover that you can know more about the past than you thought you could,” said historian Rebecca L. Spang, who studies the French Revolution at Indiana University and was not involved in the study.
A pearl and diamond pendant that belonged to ill-fated French Queen Marie Antoinette has been sold for $36m (£28m) in what Sotheby's auction house says is a world record for a pearl.
SOURCE: The Daily Beast
French researchers have uncovered secret love letters between Marie Antoinette and a Swedish count. A new book suggests the doomed queen may have borne his children.
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