Tag: French Revolution
Written by Sophie Whitehead. Marie Antoinette was surrounded by many controversies during her life, including that of her dress in a 1783 portrait. But how important was this portrait? And how far can it be said to have sparked a revolution?
Written by Fraser Barnes. In his quest to cripple and de-stabilise his greatest rival, Napoleon embarked on an economic policy that would ultimately bring about his ruin: the Continental System.