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  • The Profanation at Saint Denis (1793)

    La Profanation de Saint-Denis (1793) WORK IN PROGRESS . After the French Revolution (1789), and during Robespierre's Reign of Terror (1793-1794), the French National Convention ordains the exhumation and destruction of all royal tombs. In October 1793, the profanation of the tombs at the Basilica of Saint Denis is executed. This basilica has been the necropolis for the kings and queens of...