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    Marie Antoinette Document Signed in full as queen, one page in French, 9.5" x 13.25", March 1, 1785, n.p. Some tears and repairs on the verso, but a strong signature. Maria Antonia Josefa Johanna von Habsburg-Lothringen (1755 - 1793), known to history as Marie Antoinette was the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa of Austria. She was married to Louis XVI of France at age 14, and was the mother of "the lost dauphin" Louis XVII. Marie Antoinette is perhaps best remembered for her legendary (and, some modern historians say, exaggerated) excesses, and for her death: she was executed by guillotine at the height of the French Revolution in 1793, for the crime of treason. Good condition.

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