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Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Maria Theresa of Austria – ‘Let others wage war: thou, happy Austria, marry’ (Part four)

Read part three here. The death of Francis meant that Maria Theresa had to rebuild her world. In the months following his death, she remained in deep mourning. In her prayer book, she recorded the exact length of his life, to the hour: “Emperor Francis, my husband, lived 56 years, 8 months, 10 days and [read more] The post Maria Theresa of Austria – ‘Let others wage war: thou, happy Austria, marry’ (Part four) appeared first on History of Royal Women.
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