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Monsieur de Paris

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The public executioner or Jack Ketch of France.

“Riccardo de Albertes was a personal friend of all the ‘Messieurs de Paris,ʹ who served the Republic. He attended all capital executions, and possesses a curious library.”—Newspaper Paragraph, January 25th, 1893.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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