Common civilian women are angry because of the lack of bread. They formed a group of over 20,000 women. They were armed with pipes and knives. They decided to take matters into their own hands. What made them eventually gather on that day?
They stormed the castle. As they went through, they killed all the guards in their way. They ran through the castle, trying to find the queen. Their intention was to murder Marie Antoinette. What made common civilian women decide to storm a well-guarded palace?
Marie Antoinette escaped her chambers. She made it to the chambers of Louis XVI just in time and survived. If the women of the women's march had found her they would have killed her. How would the revolution have gone differently if they had killed Marie Antoinette then?