While Marie was fulfilling her wifely duties and setting fashion trends in the court at Versailles, France was starving. Marie and Louis XVI had four children, all born before the French Revolution. Palace of Versailles, Wikimedia Commons // Public DomainMarie Antoinette's first child was a girl named after her mother. You shall be mine.”After her parents were killed, Marie Thérèse became a true orphan. In 1830, Marie Thérèse technically did achieve the title of Queen of France—for about 20 minutes, long enough for her husband the Duc to sign the abdication papers.