When The King Took Flight Timothy Tackett Summary

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Morgan Murphy Book Review History 432 November 2, 2014 When the King took Flight by Timothy Tackett Timothy Tackett’s research in the book, When the King took Flight, is an excellent collection of research gathered together into the form of a story that helps the audience to have a full understanding of King Louis XVI. Tackett begins this book by using excellent and descriptive imagery that helps his audience to feel like they were actually there on the night that Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette fled from Paris in the middle of the night. The King, his queen, and their family left in a large carriage and were headed for the Eastern border of France. Their carriage was stopped when they reached Varrennes and had their papers inspected. One of

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