Rosalie Lamorliere, queen's kindly maid in last prison, Conciergerie.

“Madame, what would you like to eat this morning?”

Marie Antoinette had been at court for her trial for two long days. She was only hours from death. Her beautiful young maid Rosalie, in tears, tried to encourage the Queen to eat to keep up her strength.

The Queen tried – but did not succeed