flight to Varennes and other historical essays by Oscar Browning

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Published by Swan, Sonnenschein & Co. in London .

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Statementby Oscar Browning.
LC ClassificationsD210 .B7
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Paginationvii, 348 p.
Number of Pages348
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Open LibraryOL6689404M
LC Control Number26009359

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Stanley Loomis examines these questions, and many others, in fascinating detail and, because of the meticulous nature of his research, presents the story, and the colossal events it parallels, in a fresh light/5(13).

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that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. The flight to Varennes is a short story. It was used to execute King Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette on the grounds of treason.

I lost about thirty readers yesterday. The Flight to Varennes France— The flight of Louis the Sixteenth, with his beautiful wife, Marie Antoinette, and his children, from Paris to Varennes is not merely one of the most pic¬turesque and thrilling episodes of the French Revolution, but it also marks a great crisis in European history.

My second Book on MA ;P this time with more of Count Fersen throwen in, I though this book was going to be about the so called 'affair' they had, but it was about (well, what the name of the book is) 'the fatal friendship' indeed it was fatal in the end/5.

When the King Took Flight looks at the events surrounding King Louis XVI's flight from Paris during the French Revolution. Tackett shows how the king's flight changed the nature of the revolution.

It is a well-written book that gives one a readable overview of the early years of the French Revolution/5. The friendship began on a winter evening in at an Opera Ball in Paris when a lighthearted princess approached a youth of surpassing physical beauty.

It ended for one of them at the scaffold in the Place de la Revolution in the most famous death scene in French history and for the other at the hands of an infuriated mob in a Stockholm square.4/5(1).

The melodrama of the Flight to Varennes is ably exploited by Loomis who intertwines this pivotal episode of the French Revolution with the weepy love story of Marie Antoinette, the much maligned, and Fersen, the Swedish knight who didn't abandon her to adversity.

Despite the inflated sentimentality which leads him to portray the hapless queen as a ""noble soul"" in her. On the night of Jthe King and Queen of France, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette fled from their palace disguised as servants of the Russian Baroness de Korff.

The supposed Baroness was in reality the governess of the royal children. The King, Queen, their children and the.

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Louis's flight also created factionalism in the Assembly and was. His book about the members of the National Constituent Assembly of won the Leo Gershoy Award of the American Historical Association in ; he has also written about the Flight to Varennes When the King Took Flight, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, The royal Flight to Varennes (French: Fuite à Varennes) during the night of 20–21 June was a significant episode in the French Revolution in which King Louis XVI of France, his queen Marie Antoinette, and their immediate family attempted unsuccessfully to escape from Paris in order to initiate a counter-revolution at the head of loyal troops under royalist officers.

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The King was disguised as a steward and his son was wearing a dress. At the border village of Varennes, he was recognized and eventually apprehended. Word of his attempted flight spread quickly. Crowds lined the street to jeer at him when he was returned to Paris.

Flight to Varennes. During the night of 20–21 JuneFrench King Louis XVI ( – ), his wife, Marie-Antoinette ( – ), their children, Louis-Charles ( – ), the dauphin, or heir apparent, and his sister Marie-Thérèse ( – ), the king’s sister Élisabeth of France ( – ) attempted to escape France.

The Missed Leakage Flight to Varennes Varennes of 20 and 21 June '- better known as leakage of Varennes '"or" flight to Varennes "-is an important episode of the French Revolution, during which the King of France Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette, and their immediate family tried to join reach the royalist bastion of Montmédy, from.

“For better or for worse, it helped set the nation on a new and perilous trajectory toward the future.” (Tackett ) Timothy Tackett interpreted “The King’s Flight to Varennes” in a novelistic way, makes us feel like as if we are accompanying the disguised royal family on their journey to escape (failed) and up until their execution.

Contents Maps and Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xiii Prologue 1 1 Sire, You May Not Pass 3 2 The King of the French 26 3 The King Takes Flight 57 4 Our Good City of Paris 88 5 The Fathers of the Nation 6 Fear and Repression in the Provinces 7 To Judge a King 8 The Months and Years After Conclusion: The Power of an Event Abbreviations Notes File Size: 1MB.

Louis XVI (French pronunciation: ; 23 August – 21 January ), born Louis-Auguste, was the last king of France before the fall of the monarchy during the French was referred to as Citizen Louis Capet during the four months just before he wasupon the death of his father, Louis, Dauphin of France—the son and heir apparent of Louis Coronation: 11 JuneReims Cathedral.

Timothy Tackett’s book When the King Took Flight focuses on arguably the most consequential event in the French Revolution. King Louis XVI and his family’s attempt to escape France would influence an atmosphere of violence that would only continue to worsen.You can see from the start of the book, When The King Took Flight, that the people of France whether they were nobles or part of the 3rd estate they showed signs of not favoring a monarchy.

Louis had begun to get frustrated to the point he couldn’t take it anymore and this is where the decision to flee came about.

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