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Lucy explores the famous myth that Marie Antoinette uttered the phrase “Let them eat cake.” As an Austrian royal in the French court she was notorious for her profligacy and her love of fine clothes and parties. And this was partly why she was blamed for being a cause of the French revolution. But just how fair is this? Tune in or stream Sundays, June 21 – July 5, 2020 at 8/7c.
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Find out why Marie Antoinette is often blamed for causing the French Revolution by saying “let them eat cake” to her starving subjects. Lucy Worsley uncovers the myths and secrets that led the doomed queen to the guillotine. Tune in or stream Sundays, June 21 – July 5, 2020 at 8/7c.