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PostPosted: 22 Sep 2017, 22:45 
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The Affair of the Poisons (L'affaire des poisons)

was a major murder scandal in France which took place in 1677–1682, during the reign of King Louis XIV of France. During it, a number of prominent members of the aristocracy were implicated and sentenced on charges of poisoning and witchcraft. The scandal reached into the inner circle of the king. It led to the execution of 36 people.

There are some protagonist in this affair, we do know from the Angelique books and movies

Gabriel Nicolas de la Reynie & François Desgrez - on the side of kings Police.


François Desgrez arrested Marquise de Brinvilliers and as well "La Voisin" (Catherine Deshayes) - wo do know
bought from the books and movies.

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Involved in the Affair of the poisons was as well Madame de Montespan, favorite of The King Louis XIV.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affair_of_the_Poisons

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PostPosted: 22 Sep 2017, 23:11 
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For those who would like read some good books to the affair of the poisons:

There are 5 books by now:

viewtopic.php?f=11&t=368&p=474#p474

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