Journal of My Life During The French Revolution

Journal of My Life During The French Revolution th July The day the Bastille was stormed Grace Dalrymple Elliott a young Scotswoman courtesan and socialite living in Paris was there to witness it all Born in Grace Dalrymple Elliott

  • Title: Journal of My Life During The French Revolution
  • Author: Grace Dalrymple Elliott
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  • Page: 351
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  • 14th July 1789 The day the Bastille was stormed.Grace Dalrymple Elliott, a young Scotswoman, courtesan and socialite, living in Paris was there to witness it all.Born in 1754, Grace Dalrymple Elliott became one of the most sought after women in Europe Educated in a French convent, her barrister father Hew Dalrymple later introduced her to Edinburgh society where she rece14th July 1789 The day the Bastille was stormed.Grace Dalrymple Elliott, a young Scotswoman, courtesan and socialite, living in Paris was there to witness it all.Born in 1754, Grace Dalrymple Elliott became one of the most sought after women in Europe Educated in a French convent, her barrister father Hew Dalrymple later introduced her to Edinburgh society where she received numerous marriage proposals.Grace, however, fearless, beautiful and wild, was to reject tradition Unhappily married and then divorced, she went on to have affairs with the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Orleans, later known as Philippe Egalit She lived a scandalous and remarkable life, maintaining dangerous alliances and surviving treachery and betrayal Her memoir, an eyewitness account of the Revolution, recounts a time of turbulent politics, dark days and lethal enemies during an infamous time in history, which she witnessed while living in Paris Entertaining her relationship with the Duke of Orleans, Grace had unprecedented access to the highest ranks of court life, which she vividly recounts.After her arrival in Paris she was forced to escape violent Revolutionists and the Mob to stay in Meudon, where she was at the mercy of domestic spies and harboured a wanted man Unable to flee to England, she was then imprisoned in an infamous institution and became gravely ill Surrounded by death and the fear of royalists, Grace only narrowly escaped the guillotine herself, and was finally released to tell her story when the revolutionary leader Robespierre died Grace Dalrymple Elliott 1754 1823 was a Scottish socialite who was resident in Paris at the time of the French Revolution and an eyewitness to events Her memoirs were published in 1859 For details of other books published by Albion Press go to the website at albionpress Albion Press is an imprint of Endeavour Press, the UK s leading independent digital publisher For information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at endeavourpress Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks Follow us on Twitter EndeavourPress and on Facebook via on.fb 1HweQV7 We are always interested in hearing from our readers Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.

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    1. This is a fascinating account of life during the French Revolution. And this isn't some Les Mis musical edition of the French Revolution. This account shows how truly brutal times were. How people lived in fear of the revolutionists bursting into their homes and executing them without trial, often simply because of their status in society (regardless of how they achieved that status). My only complaint is that it ended very abruptly. An epilogue would have been nice. But I do highly recommend th [...]

    2. Short journal of Ms. Elliot's adventures in the French Revolution. She was a Royalist and a mistress of the Duc de Orleans (Philippe Egalite). The fall of Robespierre saved her from the guillotine.

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