Marie Antoinette: The Doomed Queen
Find out why Marie Antoinette is often blamed for causing the French Revolution by saying “let them eat cake” to her starving subjects. Lucy Worsley uncovers the myths and secrets that led the doomed queen to the guillotine.
Sunday, June 21 at 8PM
Lucy Worsley travels across Britain and Europe visiting the incredible locations where Royal history was made. In beautiful palaces and castles and on dramatic battlefields she investigates how Royal history is a mixture of facts, exaggeration, manipulation and mythology.
Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets Episodes
Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets Extras
S1 Ep3 | 4m 9s
During the revolution the royal family make a desperate attempt to flee Paris.
S1 Ep3 | 30s
Uncover the myths and secrets that led the doomed Marie Antoinette to the guillotine.
S1 Ep2 | 3m 19s
Lucy takes us to Hampton Court Palace in England where Queen Anne lived.
S1 Ep2 | 3m 29s
Queen Anne now has a new favorite, Abigail Masham.
S1 Ep2 | 3m 14s
Lucy describes Queen Anne’s first speech to parliament in 1702.
S1 Ep2 | 30s
See how Anne’s role in forging Great Britain was overshadowed by gossip of her love life.
S1 Ep1 | 3m
Lucy takes us to Tilbury where Queen Elizabeth delivered her most famous speech to troops.
S1 Ep1 | 3m 12s
We see Lucy as Queen Elizabeth I on her victory procession through the streets of London.
S1 Ep1 | 3m 6s
Lucy tells us how Elizabeth’s actions provoked Spain into setting sail to invade England.