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Dried squash holds blood of headless Louis XVI



Dried squash holds headless French king’s blood: study (via AFP)

Two centuries after the French people beheaded Louis XVI and dipped their handkerchiefs in his blood, scientists believe they have authenticated the remains of one such rag kept as a revolutionary souvenir. Researchers have been trying for years to verify a claim imprinted on an ornately decorated…


 


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Avatar of magix Posted by on December 31, 2012. Filed under Ancient History. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry
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