Marie Awaite: The True Story Of Marie Antoinette

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In April 1770, Marie Antoinette heir to the throne of France, became Dauphine, upon her marriage to Louis-Auguste,. According to Richard Covington’s article in The Smithsonian, Marie did not adjust well to a married life, She and her husband were very different, he was introverted, shy and indecisive, she was effervescent, outgoing and bold, a social butterfly who loved gambling, partying and grandiose fashions. It took her a long time to grow accustomed to life as the French Queen, living in Versailles. Her frequent letters to her mother revealed intense homesickness. Although she missed Austria she adjusted quickly to palace life and all the luxuries brought with it. There are many variations of Marie Antoinette 's story, in order to better

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