In ten months, Marie Antoinette would meet a similar fate.
Marie Antoinette wore a white gown, a white handkerchief covered her shoulders and a white cap her hair; a black ribbon bound this cap round her temples ... On reaching the scaffold she inadvertently trod on the executioner’s foot. “Pardon me,” she said, courteously. She knelt for an instant and uttered a half- audible prayer; then rising and glancing towards the towers of the Temple, “Adieu, once again, my children,” she said; “I go to rejoin your father"
Liberty, Equality and Fraternity!