October 16th 1793: Marie Antoinette executed
On this day in 1793 the widow of French King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, was executed by guillotine. Her husband was executed as part of the abolition of the monarchy during the French Revolution in 1793. Marie was subsequently tried and convicted for treason to the principles of the revolution and then executed. Antoinette was initially liked by the French people, but they came to dislike her as the tide turned against the monarchy. There is a common misconception that her last words were “let them eat cake”, however there is no evidence for this.
"Pardon me sir, I meant not to do it"
- Antoinette’s last words to the executioner after she stepped on his foot
forever reblog. dat elbow
The second panel. What a fucking SLUT. Respect yourselves, women!11!!! How else can you expect a guy to ever respect you?
her shoulders. they’re… bare.
She’s obviously a brazen whore, revealing her forearms like that.
guys please can we tag this stuff as not safe for court
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