What was Maria Theresa’s mother like: From today’s point of view, very bad and insensitive

The monarch knew that her descendants would not have it easy in life.

From early childhood, therefore, she prepared them for the fact that in the future they would be responsible not only for themselves, but above all for their subjects.

Each of them had a schedule planned for each day.

The children had at their disposal educators, butlers, maids and other servants.

Maria Theresa checked the staff and gave them oral and written instructions. The main principles of education were obedience, piety and discipline.