Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Hoax

Ridiculous History

By iHeartRadio

Marie Antoinette and the Diamond Necklace Hoax

Thursday, 9 May

Queen Marie Antoinette's reputation was already tarnished by gossip in 1784, but was completely ruined by the implication that she defrauded the crown jewelers, conning them out of a dazzling, expensive diamond necklace. That's the short summary -- but the story itself is a startling tale of intrigue and iniquity. Listen in to learn more about the strange tale of the diamond necklace hoax. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
-
-
Heart UK
Mute/Un-mute