The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of Entertaining Information, in the Several Departments of Science, Lterature, and Art, Embellished by Several Hundred Engravings
Sears & Walker, 1844 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 484 pages
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The Guide to KnowledgeOr, Repertory of Facts; Forming a Complete Library of ... - Page 437 de Robert Sears - 1844 - 484 pages Among these, one Hervegault, the son of a tailor, from his strong likeness to Louis XVI., was induced to pass himself off for his son. ... Affichage du livre entier - À propos de ce livre - Dans ma bibliothèque [ Supprimer ] - Plus d’éditions PDF;http://books.google.fr/books/pdf/The_Guide_to_Knowledge.pdf?id=PNJMAAAAMAAJ&output=pdf&sig=xuJkO5AbroaRz5P_Jcxo4kqAF9o was an cage to Moscow and there executed in 1775 In France several persons have personated the dauphin the son of the unfortunate Louis XVI who died in prison during the reign of terror but whom they declared to have escaped Among these one Hervegault the son of a tailor from his strong likeness to Louis XVI was induced to pass himself off for his son Persons even of high rank were deceived by him and induced in spite of his repeated imprisonments to pay him royal honors He died in the Bicetre in 1812 Some years after another impostor named Bruneau excited considerable attention and in 1818 was imprisoned for seven years The two celebrated instances of impostors which occurred in England during the reign of Henry VII Lambert Simmel and Perkin Warbeck are not cases in point as they did not attempt to compass their <a href="http://books.google.fr/books?id=PNJMAAAAMAAJ&vq=hervegault&pg=PA437&ci=500,308,419,333&source=bookclip"> À propos de ce livre Consulter le livreThe Guide to KnowledgeOr, Repertory of Facts; Forming a Complete Library of ... De Robert Sears</a>
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