But did she ever actually utter those words? Probably not. So where did the quote come from, and how did it become associated with Marie-Antoinette?
Brioche , a bread enriched with butter and eggs, was considered at the time to be a luxury food. The quotation in context would thus reflect either the princess's disregard for the peasants or her poor understanding of their situation if not both. While the phrase is commonly attributed to Queen Marie Antoinette , there is no reliable record of her having said it. The phrase was first attributed to Marie Antoinette in , supposedly having been uttered during one of the famines that occurred in France during the reign of her husband, Louis XVI. As one biographer of the Queen notes, it was a particularly useful phrase to cite because "the staple food of the French peasantry and the working class was bread, absorbing 50 percent of their income, as opposed to 5 percent on fuel; the whole topic of bread was therefore the result of obsessional national interest. The phrase appears in book six of Jean-Jacques Rousseau 's Confessions , his autobiography whose first six books were written in , when Marie Antoinette was nine years of age, and published in
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