A historical fiction point of view from King Louis XVI and Marie Antionette's eldest daughter, Marie-Thérèse Charlotte, Madame Royale. - I am Marie-Thérèse Charlotte of France. For so long, I have watched my father, King Louis XVI of France, let his country crumble under his fingertips. All that I am, a daughter of a tyrant, would end up watching his head fall into a basket. And I would end up alone.