When time came to pay, Jeanne de la Motte presented the Cardinal's notes, but these were insufficient.
A b c d e f g h One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain : Chisholm, Hugh,.According to Madame Campan, Jeanne, pretending to be the Queen, sent several letters to the cardinal, including an order to buy the necklace.7 She was never able to shake off the idea in the public imagination that she had perpetrated an extravagant fraud for her own frivolous ends.Boehmer complained to the Queen, who told him that she had neither ordered nor received the necklace.This is why it is dubbed The Versailles Chandelier in the series as it was supposedly sent before the French Revolution by Louis XVI to the then Lord Burdon of Feddal.
Jeanne was not arrested until three days later, giving her a chance to destroy her papers.
They can be adorned in a variety of ways, including with sequins, studs, or a pendant.
Nonetheless, the affair prompted Louis XVI to become closer to his wife, and may have inclined him to be more defensive of and more responsive to her leading up to and during the Revolution.