Women’s March on Versailles
The Women’s March on Versailles, also known as The October March, The October Days, or simply The March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution. The march began among women in the marketplaces of Paris who, on the morning of 5 October 1789, were near rioting over the high price and scarcity of bread.

Women’s March on Versailles

The Women’s March on Versailles, also known as The October MarchThe October Days, or simply The March on Versailles, was one of the earliest and most significant events of the French Revolution. The march began among women in the marketplaces of Paris who, on the morning of 5 October 1789, were near rioting over the high price and scarcity of bread.





  1. englishsongbird reblogged this from lapitiedangereuse and added:
    I just read about this, and these women were awesome. When they tried to buy bread and found out that the price had...
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