Book The Man In The Iron Mask
Book The Man In The Iron Mask

The Man In The Iron Mask

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Category: Language:   English
ISBN 13: Publisher: Little Scholarz Pvt. Ltd.
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About the Book

The Man in the Iron Mask is a name given to a prisoner arrested by Eustache Dauger in 1699 or 1670, and held in a number of jails, including the Bastille and the Fortness of Pignerol. He was held in the custody of the samd jailer, Benigne Dauvergne de Saint-Marsm for the period of 34 years. He died on 19 November 1703 under the name of Marchioly, during the regn of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715). The identity of this man has been quite mysterious and has been the subject of many books, because no one ever saw his face, which was hidden by a mask of black velvet cloth. Some claimed that the prisoner wore an iron mask and was the older, illegitimate brother of Louis XIV, while others claimed that the prisoner was forced to wear an iron mask and was Louis XIV’s twin brother…

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