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This hamlet of enjoyment was wanted by 1783 by queen Marie-Antoinette to go away from constraints of the court of Versailles. The construction was confided to the architect Richard Mique.

Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna de Habsbourg-Lorraine, more known under the name of Marie-Antoinette of Austria or Marie-Antoinette of France (Vienna, in November 2nd, 1755 - dead woman guillotined in Paris, on October 16th, 1793), was an archduchess of Austria, crown princess, crown princess of Hungary and Bohemia, heir apparent of France, queen of France and Navarre ( 1774-1792 ), marries of Louis XVI, king of France. She was the sister of Joseph II of Austria and Léopold II of Austria. She was nicknamed the Austrian from her arrival in France and, later, "Madam Déficit" or "Madam Véto".

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