In this episode of Half-Arsed History, hear the story of the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, where Marie Antoinette suffered at the hands of a daring con artist, Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy.
As ever, this episode is not appropriate for children.
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Image: Le Brun, Louise Élisabeth Vigée. Marie Antoinette and her Children. 1787. Oil on canvas. Palace of Versailles, Versailles. Via Wikimedia Commons.