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Age of the fans of Marie Antoinette
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Author:  Axel_De_Fersen [ Wed Aug 30, 2006 6:55 pm ]
Post subject:  Age of the fans of Marie Antoinette

I am 18 and I'm interested in Marie Antoinette's life since I was 10 ^^.

In Limoges there is nobody whose got the age as me and is interested in this facinating character ! (enven people who are older T_T)
When I start talking of Marie Antoinette my friends always say "Ca y est ! c'est le quart d'heure Marie Antoinette!" (ah they can talk but they do enjoy my stories haha! :D )

Author:  Pimprenelle [ Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:33 pm ]
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I happen to be so old that I could be your grand-grand-ma, dear ! :lol: And my friends look at me like at a rather strange but sweet animal... They call me each time they see something new about Marie-Antoinette, going : "Hi, do you have this ? Ok, I buy it for you !". I just love them with all my heart... :D

Author:  Victoire-Adélaïde [ Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:13 am ]
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I am 18 years old, and I am the only person who is passionate by Marie-Antoinette in my town! I was 8 when I began to read a lot of books of the French revolution, and I am interested by the Queen since this year. My first biography of her is Marie-Antoinette by Stefan Zweig. And, when I was young, there was Lady Oscar on the TV! :wink:

Author:  Arietta [ Thu Aug 31, 2006 8:21 pm ]
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I'm 23 and a library/grad student at that too! :D

Author:  Louis-Charles [ Thu Aug 31, 2006 8:25 pm ]
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24 years for me! :D
And indeed impassioned of Marie-Antoinette are not numerous towards at home either :?

Author:  Adrienne [ Thu Aug 31, 2006 10:57 pm ]
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Well my birthday and age were recently up on the forum for everyone to see, I am 28.

But unlike the rest of you I don't think I really became interested in Marie Antoinette until I was 17 or 18, a late bloomer in that respect :D

Author:  Therese [ Thu Aug 31, 2006 11:38 pm ]
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Pim and I are the same age. :wink:

Author:  weeloveschickens [ Fri Sep 01, 2006 2:55 am ]
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I'm sixteen, and I too have the problem of not knowing anyone interested in Marie Antoinette. I hear some of the craziest things about her though, one girl tried to tell me that Antoinette ate babies, drank virgin blood, and when held in prison, devoured her own matress. :roll:

Author:  Vivienne [ Fri Sep 01, 2006 11:31 am ]
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I am 54 - if I remember/calculate correctly !!!!!!!!!! I often get it wrong.

I am the same with my children`s and grandchildren`s ages. I have eight children and five little grandchildren - so far - and it is all very confusing :D - as it will keep changing every year !!!!!!!!

Now historical dates - much easier ... n`est-ce pas ?

Vivienne

PS am I the oldest member of the forum ? ( the one closest to 18th century by birth .... 8)

Author:  Therese [ Fri Sep 01, 2006 8:10 pm ]
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LOL!! Vivienne, you may very well be the senior citizen here!! LOL!!!

Author:  Vivienne [ Sat Sep 02, 2006 9:10 am ]
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Then I shall consider myself the matriarch around here ......... and I will of course be exspecting all of the deference etc etc due to me by right of birth.

Now who shall I model myself on .......... les tantes maybe?

Even the Empress perhaps ......... oh yes this could be very enjoyable (for me at least).

And all the rest of you could nod and smile knowingly, or roll your eyes heavenward behind my back !!!!!!!

Excuse me while I just lie down for a while...........

Vivienne

Author:  Aurora [ Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:49 am ]
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I am thirty-something so I think I belong to this Salon of older Ladies.

You could well be Empress, Dear Vivienne, what a great family you have!
I have not chosen my model. Any suggestions for me? What about you all, who can you be identified with?

Author:  Pimprenelle [ Sat Sep 02, 2006 1:10 pm ]
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I'd like to be madame de Polignac, of course... however, since it's rather presomptuous (she was a beauty, indeed... :roll: ), I'd be happy to be Antoinette's carlin (mops).
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Author:  Therese [ Sat Sep 02, 2006 1:37 pm ]
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I am the painter, Madame Vigee-Lebrun.

Author:  Aurora [ Sat Sep 02, 2006 1:54 pm ]
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After considering I have decided that I want to be Madame Cléry (Marie Elizabeth Talvaz Duverge), wife of Hanet (called Cléry)king's servant. She was a harpist, musician to the King and at the Queen's concerts, harp master at Versailles, composer, singer and editor (was that all?). The Clérys did everything they could to comfort the royal family in prison.

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