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The Lost King of France

A True Story of Revolution, Revenge, and DNA
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History, History - General History, History: World, Europe - France, Historical - General, Royalty, Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Western Europe - General, 1785-1795, Children, DNA fingerprinting, Death, Death and burial, France, Kings and rulers, Louis, XVII,, of Fr
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ISBN 100312283121
ISBN 139780312283124

The Lost King of France is a moving and dramatic tale that interweaves a pivotal moment in France's history with a compelling detective story that involves pretenders to the crown, royalist plots and palace intrigue, bizarre legal battles, and modern science.

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The Lost King of France is a moving and dramatic tale that interweaves a pivotal moment in France's history with a compelling detective story that involves pretenders to the crown, royalist plots and palace intrigue, bizarre legal battles, and modern science.

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The Lost King of France Balthazar Bourbon, a distant descendant of European royalty, had rarely traveled far from his claustrophobic Indian town.

Then one day, he was told he was the direct heir Author: Michael Paterniti. Get this from a library. The lost king of France: a true story of revolution, revenge, and DNA. [Deborah Cadbury] -- Traces the story of the missing dauphin and heir of the executed Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, examining historic events from multiple angles.

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The Lost King tells the story of Louis-Charles de Bourbon—the ill-fated Louis XVII of France—whose death from neglect, in prison, at the age of ten, was only confirmed in April in newspaper reports of DNA tests performed on the dried and preserved heart of the prisoner(1).

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In earlyscientists did DNA tests on the putative heart of the boy who died of tuberculosis in his prison, and who was presumed to be the prince.

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Louis XVII (27 March – 8 June ), born Louis-Charles, was the younger son of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Marie Antoinette. He was at birth given the title Duke of older brother, Louis Joseph, died in Junea little over a month before the start of the French his brother's death he became the heir apparent to the throne and the Dauphin of France Father: Louis XVI of France.

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Thus until a prod from David aroused him. the King of France's last slender chance of escape.Get this from a library! The lost king of France: the tragic story of Marie-Antoinette's favourite son. [Deborah Cadbury] -- Inwhen his mother was beheaded at the guillotine, she left her adored eight-year-old son imprisoned in the Temple Tower.

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