The crowd gathered outside around noon and demanded the surrender of the prison, the removal of the cannon and the release of weapons and gunpowder. Two representatives of the outside crowd were invited to the fortress and negotiations began. Another was greeted around noon with clear requirements. Negotiations dragged on, while the crowd grew and grew impatient. About 1:30 p.m. .m. The crowd poured into the unarmed inner courtyard. A small group climbed onto the roof of a building next to the courtyard door and broke the chains on the drawbridge. Soldiers of the garrison called on the people to withdraw, but in the noise and confusion, these cries were misinterpreted as an encouragement to the entrance. The fire began, apparently spontaneously, to turn the crowd into a crowd. A historian: “James-Louis David recognized the gravity of the moment and the enthusiasm it aroused. He made history in the making. Faces and bodies are frozen in an instant of maximum emotional intensity.
Delegates are obsessed with a common mission to preserve their new unity. The oath on the tennis court in front of the royal palace of Versailles… marked the beginning of the French Revolution. Language is perplexing when trying to capture David`s visualization of a unit that manifests itself as a quantity. Stefan Jonsson The shooting continued and a considerable force of Royal Army troops camped on the Champs de Mars did not intervene. The possibility of reciprocal carnage suddenly became apparent, with the governor of Launay ordering a ceasefire at 5 p.m.,.m a.m. A letter in which he offered his conditions was delivered to the besieged by a void in the inner door. His demands were rejected, but de Launay nevertheless capitulated when he realized that his troops, with limited food reserves and no water, could not last long. As a result, he opened the gates of the court, and the conquerors entered to liberate the fortress at 5:30 p.m.m. It was not until the next morning that the king learned of the assault by the Duke of La Rochefoucauld.
“Is this a revolt?” asked Louis XVI. The Duke replied: “He is not a father, he is not a revolt; It`s a revolution. After the celebration of the 100,000-year oath in 1889, the space was again forgotten and, despite regular maintenance, quickly decayed. Just before World War II, there was even a plan to turn it into a ping-pong room for Senate administrators at the palace. In 1989, the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution was a new opportunity to restore space.