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Author:  Torin [ Thu Jan 18, 2007 7:55 pm ]
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The second argument is quite right to me. They didn't want any relicts, it was dangerous for revolutionists. I remember the situation when after cutting head of the queen one man jumped to put his kerchif in the queen's blood. And quards quickly pushed him away...

Author:  Pimprenelle [ Thu Jan 18, 2007 8:03 pm ]
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Right... But I still wonder. Those sources that say that her body remained lying on the ground for years... I'd like to investigate more...

Author:  TsmnDs [ Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:27 pm ]
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I'm a bit vague on this but I have it in my head that the body lay for some time (days?) because nobody had made any arrangements to bury it. I think this information was taken from the bill submitted by the gravediggers who did, finally, dig the grave and bury her. Or perhaps they were just slow in submitting their bills???

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:34 pm ]
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I have never seen a front view of her death mask....does anybody have a picture?

Author:  Louis-Charles [ Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:50 pm ]
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here a picture of this death mask : :wink:

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Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:07 pm ]
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:cry: tis a sorrowful sight.....but i thank-you for showing me this. RIP Marie

Author:  bluemarie12493 [ Mon Jan 22, 2007 10:44 pm ]
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Those wax figures look so real that it is scary! And the picture of the decapitated heads is realy gross! :mrgreen: :oops: :P :roll:

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:47 am ]
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well....I dont think its gross...its more sad than gross in my oppinion

Author:  Louis XVI [ Tue Jan 23, 2007 6:06 pm ]
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I concur, Marie-Antoinette. :cry:

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:55 am ]
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:cry:

Author:  Monika [ Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:44 am ]
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the ones from new york look so terrible....... :?

Author:  Princesse Amelie [ Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:44 am ]
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I'm sure that some of the masks have been made more into spectacles to gross people out rather than to provide an accurate portrayal of the people...like the ones with all the blood on them... but it does convey the sheer horror of the revolution. I can't bear to think of la reine at the guillotine, but indeed she was guillotined....

Author:  markizimara [ Mon May 21, 2007 3:54 pm ]
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I dont know why but I dont like any of them.. She just look too unreal and not so beautiful and we all knw that she was the most beautifu woman i whole 18 cent.

Author:  baron de batz [ Mon May 21, 2007 6:43 pm ]
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My understanding is that she remained lying on the grass of the "cimitière de la madeleine" for two days, her head between her legs, before being buried in a mass grave in the same cemetery.

Author:  Marie-Antoinette [ Fri May 25, 2007 7:28 pm ]
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thats so horrible and heart breaking :cry:

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