King louis xvi was executed by guillotine after being convicted of conspiracy with foreign powers louis took over the french throne in 1774, from the start he was incapable to handle the many sever financial problems that he quickly inherited from grandfather king louis xv. The state trials of louis xvi & marie-antoinette vote on the execution of louis gone the other way, marie-antoinette would probably have been spared a trial. Start studying the trial and execution of louis xvi learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The trial and execution of king louis xvi rank among the most spectacular events of the french revolution the trial in and by the national convention was preceded by a number of personal errors of judgement by the king, compounded by political oversights and misguided actions (such as his failed attempt to flee the country in 1791, leading to. In november, evidence of louis xvi's counterrevolutionary intrigues with austria and other foreign nations was discovered, and he was put on trial for treason by the national convention.
17 the trial & execution of louis xvi who was against louis execution and what was his/their rationale 6 what were the alternatives to execution 7 what. Combining the two euro classes, we will conduct a joint trial of louis xvi and marie antoinette (although they were really tried and executed separately. Louis went to the estates general to address the fiscal crisis the meetings ended up not going well and by june, the third estate declared itself the national assembly trial and execution. His new preface considers the scholarship of the past twenty-five years and places the king's trial general execution factions the king's trial: louis xvi vs.
Scene from the trial of king louis xvi before the national convention in 1792 louis was officially arrested on august 13, 1792 and sent to the temple, an ancient paris fortress used as a prison on 21 september, the national assembly declared france to be a republic and abolished the monarchy the. Louis xv is the french ruler now most credited for sending his kingdom into debt and squandering its finances on costly wars, not his successor, louis xvi who received all the blame charles succeeded a very stable and secure kingdom from his father james i. Louis xvi of france execution of louis capet louis was made to go on trial as an ordinary citizen, and he was quickly proclaimed guilty louis capet had no. Read a biography about the life and reign of louis xvi - king of france and husband of marie antoinettewhat led to his eventual execution. The trial and execution of louis xvi background and context on the 6th of october 1789 the royal family and the national assembly were moved from versailles and taken to paris.
The trial and execution of louis xvi: the indictment of louis xvi (december 11, 1792) louis, the french people accuses you of having committed a multitude of crimes in order to establish your tyranny by destroying its liberty. Conclusion the trial, conviction and execution of louis riel for high treason were unjust and unfair from a number of perspectives these included. Start studying trial and execution of king louis xvi learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A painting of louis xvi and marie antoinette in the gardens of versailles, by charles louis lucien muller the execution of king louis xvi after a show trial, she was marched into the.
The trial of louis riel was one of the biggest spectacles in canadian history the trial of louis riel lasted four days in july 1885 the leader of the north west rebellion (standing centre. The execution of louis xvi on 21 january 1793 at the place de la révolution death of louis xvi the carriage was an hour on its way from the temple to the place de la revolution. Louis xvi's trial, verdict, and sentence was carried out in front of the national constituent assembly and ultimately, on 26 december 1792, he.
The trial and execution of king louis xvi a summary of what happened t he problem of what to do with louis xvi rested on the question of whether the king of france can be tried. The trial of king louis xvi we now come to a very sad and painful event in the revolution, the trial and subsequent execution of the king who does not feel sorry for him. This is of course her famous response to the incest accusation: i appeal to all mothers throughout the trial, marie-antoinette, very pale, physically exhausted, but as imposing as ever in her patched-up black dress, defends herself with energy and dignity.