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Louis XVI
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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king of France from 1774 to 1792; his failure to grant reforms led to the French Revolution; he and his queen (Marie Antoinette) were guillotined (1754-1793)
  • Oh, I would rather mount the scaffold of my brother, Louis XVI.
    Chapters 11-12 (17% in)
  • Meanwhile Monte Cristo had rapidly taken off his great-coat, waistcoat, and shirt, and one might distinguish by the glimmering through the open panel that he wore a pliant tunic of steel mail, of which the last in France, where daggers are no longer dreaded, was worn by King Louis XVI.
    Chapters 81-82 (76% in)

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