October 5-6 – the Wives’ March; Louis “kidnapped” back to Paris

Hunger had stricken in the Versailles. A rumor had spread that there was stock of flour with the king and the queen during those days of famine.

Knowing this, many Parisian women marched towards Versailles and ransacked the apartment of the queen. They even killed the guards. Seeing unrest, the king was asked to move to Paris.