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Compromising Of Louis XVI The armoire de fer and the French Revolution (University of Exeter Press - Exeter Studies in History) by Freeman

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Published by University of Exeter Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Espionage & secret services,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • France,
  • General,
  • Europe - France,
  • Modern - 18th Century

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11657699M
ISBN 100859892980
ISBN 109780859892988

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The Compromising of Louis XVI. The Armoire de Fer and the French Revolution. edited by Andrew Freeman. Liverpool University Press. Description. In November , an iron wall-safe, or armoire de fer, was discovered hidden within a wall in the Tulieries palace. It contained secret correspondence which Louis XVI had kept from the outbreak of the Revolution until he overthrew on 10 August. It contained secret correspondence which Louis XVI had kept from the outbreak of the Revolution until he overthrew on 10 August. The discovery of the armoire de fer gravely compromised the cause of the King, who was awaiting trial, and who would be executed on 21 January In November , an iron wall-safe, or armoire de fer, was discovered hidden within a wall in the Tulieries palace. It contained secret correspondence which Louis XVI had kept from the outbreak of the Revolution until he overthrew on 10 August. This book contains a representative sample of documents culled directly from the contents of armoire.   The Compromising of Louis XVI: The Armoire de Fer and the French Revolution - Exeter Studies in History (Paperback) In November , an iron wall-safe, or armoire de fer, was discovered hidden within a wall in the Tulieries :

Book description The experience, and failure, of Louis XVI's short-lived constitutional monarchy of –92 deeply influenced the politics and course of the French : Ambrogio A. Caiani. France -- History -- Louis XVI, France Political events, The Compromising of Louis XVI: the armoire de fer and the French Revolution / [edited by] Andrew Freeman. Compromising Of Louis XVI: The armoire de fer and the French Revolution (Exeter Studies in History) Paperback – 31 Mar. by Andrew Freeman (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Andrew Freeman. Louis XVI of France, who was guillotined in during the Revolution and Reign of Terror, is commonly portrayed in fiction and film either as a weak and stupid despot in thrall to his beautiful, shallow wife, Marie Antoinette, or as a cruel and treasonous by: 2.

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