The Fate of the Heart of King Louis XIV

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     Posted By: Paul - Thu Sep 14, 2023
     Category: Body | Cannibalism | Royalty | Historical Figure

Hence the expression "his heart was in his mouth."
Posted by ges on 09/14/23 at 08:55 AM
To be clear, it wasn't his whole heart. It was a small piece of his heart, preserved (for a reason I, as both a Christian and a more-or-less-royalist, do not understand) as a relic.

None of the people in this story are sane.
Posted by Richard Bos on 09/16/23 at 12:34 PM
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