A city on the route of Louis XVI's forced return to Paris in mid-1791. Châlons-sur-Marne was renamed Châlons-en-Champagne in 1998.

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30 June: Capture at Varennes: The Humiliation of a King

Here the duchess sifts through the wreckage of the royal family's thwarted attempt to escape Paris in June 1791. Before leaving on what would become...