Jeanne-Henriette: Final Address

I am Jeanne-Louis-Henriette, and I have gone from being Marie Antoinette’s lady-in-waiting to being nothing more than a peasant. As I look back at my past, I realize that I haven’t really accomplished anything. The King and Queen are both dead, and I am now living on the streets with nothing more than a few coins to help me survive. Although the times I spent with Marie were great –.. Read More

French Revolution: Jeanne-Henriette

What’s it like being best friends with the Queen you ask? Ha. I was rather wealthy to begin with, my father being the highest-ranking clerk in the foreign office! I am proud to say that I grew up in a cultivated society, and by the age of fifteen could speak English and Italian. It was my high academic accomplishments that got me a job as Marie Antoinette’s lady-in-waiting in 1770. You must.. Read More