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Lethal Habit Of Marquise De Brinvilliers, The

Lethal Habit Of Marquise De Brinvilliers, The

Broadcast: 26th May 1954
Added: Jul 27 2007
France just about went broke under Luis 14th what with building Versailles and some other minor palaces and what with his peccadilloes and lavishments to say nothing of L’affaire de trios chevaux Luis brought practically all France to its knees. However to be an aristocrat at this time was a very fine thing. Luis took care of his friends; if he couldn’t get it for you it couldn’t be had. And one of his favorites, a fortunate man who had the run of the palace was the Marquise named Henri De Brinvilliers and one of his favorite rooms was the duelling chamber, his favorite sport du jour…