Requiem Mass For King Louis XVI

  January 27, 2010 at 9:29 am by

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On January 21st, it was exactly 216 years ago that King Louis XVI was guillotined in front of a cheering crowd at the place de la revolution (now place de la Concorde). To commemorate his death, a requiem mass was held in the church of Saint Germain l’Auxerrois by Monseigneur Renauld de Dinechin.

The reqieum mass was attended by a lot of people, among them the count of Paris, pretender to the French throne, and his nephew prince Charles Philippe d’Orléans, duke of Anjou.

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