This shoe was allegedly broken when the royal family was removed to the National Assembly from the Tuileries when it was besieged by the revolutionary Fédéré militias on 10 August 1792. Marie Antoinette allegedly gave the broken shoe to Baron Emmanuel Aubier (who had escorted the royal family from the Tuileries) at his request. He also escorted the family the following day (11 August) from the Assembly to Feuillants (this is the day the shoe was given to him.

Japhet in Search of a Father - Captain Marryat (1792-1848)Captain Frederick Marryat was born July 10 1792, and died August 8 1848. He retired from the British navy in 1828 in order to devote himself to writing. In the following 20 years he wrote 26 books, many of which are among the very best of English literature, and some of which are still in print. Marryat had an extraordinary gift for the invention of episodes in his stories.

@MYNT1792 Haley Chambray Dress from #gwynniebee

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August 10, 1792: Louis XVI of France is arrested and taken into custody as his Swiss Guards are massacred by a Parisian mob when they storm the Tuileries Palace during the French Revolution.

The Ménage-where the Legislative Assembly met to discuss business. It was here the Royal family sought refuge from the assault on the Tuileries Palace on 10th August 1792.

Assault on the Tuileries Palace, 10 August 1792

The jacket known as the Carmagnole is said to have been worn during the French Revolution by the Sans-culottes, workers, tradesmen and a few members of the Convention. The name is taken from La Carmagnole, a Revolutionary song and dance that originated in the Marseille region. The song was composed in 1792, probably after the taking of the Tuileries palace on 10 August. Espoused by the Sans-culottes, the song, the dance and the jacket are all associated with the radical working-class…

1795 $10 13 Leaves MS65 PCGS sold for $881,250.00 in Heritage Auctions ANA U.S. Coins Signature Auction in Chicago, August 7, 2014...Heritage Auctions reported prices realized of $35,910,883 for the U.S. coins portion of the ANA Sale. The highest price coin of the sale was the 1792 Silver Center Cent graded MS64 Brown by PCGS. This early pattern sold for $1,997,500 and it also had the CAC sticker...

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On 10 August 1792, during the French Revolution, revolutionary Fédéré militias — with the backing of a new municipal government of Paris that came to be known as the "insurrectionary" Paris Commune and ultimately supported by the National Guard — besieged the Tuileries palace. King Louis XVI and the royal family took shelter with the Legislative Assembly. This proved to be the effective end of the French Bourbon Monarchy.

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10 August (French Revolution). The Storming of the Tuileries palace - Grace Dalrymple Elliott exhibited a great deal of courage on that day. #AnInfamousMistress

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