Damiens, Robert François

Damiens, Robert François, the would-be assassin of Louis XV., born near Arras; aimed at the king as he was entering his carriage at Trianon, but failed to wound him mortally; was mercilessly tortured to death; was known before as Robert le Diable; his motive for the act was never known (1715-1757).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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