*Includes over two dozen pictures of famous artwork depicting Marie Antoinette and important people, places, and events in her life. *Explains the origins of the famous phrase Marie Antoinette is best remembered for, "Let them eat cake". *Includes a Table of Contents“I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.” – Marie AntoinetteThroughout history, a countless number of historical figures have had their lives overshadowed by the myths and legends that surround them to the extent that their legacy comes to define them. In French history, this is truer of Marie Antoinette than just about everyone else. Nearly 220 years after she was put to the guillotine, Marie Antoinette is more famous than ever, fairly or unfairly coming to epitomize royal ...