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Old June 1st, 2016, 06:34 AM   #111
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She was a convenient scapegoat in my opinion, a symbol for why the revolution should occur.
I agree, she symbolised exactly what the French monarchy was, and gave the French people a real life figure to "attack".
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Marie Antoinette was a beautiful, vivacious woman who loved the night life and the company and of handsome and profligate young men and women. With her husband ever absent from her busy social scene, it was widely assumed she took her sexual gratification elsewhere. There were many rumors of her various supposed lovers, both men and women. Here is an illustration from one of the pamphlets of the time that shows Queen Marie Antoinette having sexual intercourse with her handsome playboy brother in law Count d'Artois.

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