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Louis XVI - Praying the Night before His Execution

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This image depicts an artist's recreation of Louis XVI with Henry Essex Edgeworth, an Irish cleric who served as the King's spiritual advisor and confessor on the 20th and 21st of January, 1793.


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Image of Louis XVI praying with his spiritual advisor - Henry Essex Edgeworth de Firmont, an Irish cleric who had moved to France - at the Temple, the night before his execution; online, courtesy Le Roi et Moi (a French-language website which is now offline).  

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