16th of May 1770: wedding of the Dauphin Louis-Auguste and Archduchess Marie-Antoinette

Louis-Auguste was 15, Marie-Antoinette 14. A marriage that began with mutual distrust and disdain, and ended in the closest of bonds…

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Marie Antoinette wedding

For details on the marriage certificate, misspellings, ink stains and all, see this post, and also this one on 18th century bridal attire.

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