Marie Antoinette Receives Advice from her Mother about Louis XV | Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: Marie Antoinette Receives Advice from her Mother about Louis XV

October 09, 2014

Marie Antoinette Receives Advice from her Mother about Louis XV

Mother Knows Best header image featuring a picture of Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette's mother, Empress Maria Theresa, writes to her daughter with some advice regarding King Louis XV.
Young Marie Antoinette makes a funny face while talking to king Louis XV, a film still from the 2006 film Marie Antoinette

“You are his Majesty's first subject; you owe him submission and obedience; you owe an example to the Court, to the courtiers, who execute the will of your master."Maria Theresa, 30 September 1771

1 comment