The Black Baron

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9781446501900 - The Black Baron - Tennille Dix
9781446501900 - The Black Baron - Tennille Dix
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The Black Baron

The Strange Life of Gilles De Rais

A biography of Gilles de Rais, a French knight and lord who led the French army and was one of Joan of Arc’s companion-in-arms. Rais lived an extravagant life and even dabbled in the occult before being hanged for a series of child murders in 1440 in Nantes.

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“The Black Baron – The Strange Life of Gilles De Rais” is Tennille Dix’s 1930 biography of Gilles de Rais (1405–1440), a French knight and lord who led the French army and was one of Joan of Arc’s companion-in-arms. Rais lived an extravagant life and even dabbled in the occult before being hanged for a series of child murders in 1440 in Nantes. A must read for those who are interested in French history and true crime. Read & Co. History is proudly republishing this classic biography now in a brand new edition complete with an introductory biography from “Encyclopaedia Britannica” (1911).

Book Details

Author

Tennille Dix

Imprint

Read & Co. History

ISBN

9781446501900, 9781446505137

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Pages

364

Publication Date

20 October 2010

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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