August 10, 1792 CE – The French Monarchy is Arrested as Federe Militias Storm the Tuileries Palace

August 10, 1792 CE – The French Monarchy is Arrested as Federe Militias Storm the Tuileries PalaceRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons For generations, the excesses of the Bourbon royal family weighed upon the people of France. Through wars and extravagant construction projects, the kings and queens spent much of the nation’s fortune, a fact which led the populace to strike back – and imprison King Louis XVI with his wife and children after revolutionaries attacked the Tuileries Palace on August 10, 1792. In April of 1792, seeing the intensity of passions against him, the king empowered a group of Girondins – politicians looking to dissolve the monarchy – […]