The Luxembourg Palace was converted into a prison for several years during the French Revolution. See also the map of Paris in ‘Resources’.
Appears in these Letters:
The duchess offers news and personal reflections on recent developments in the French Revolution (as seen from her home in the heart of the capital)...
6 November: The Terror Gathers Pace
The duchess describes the execution of Brissot and a group of his fellow Girondin deputies. She combines this with broader reflections on the...