On Monday 26 may, 1755, the clerk of the court of Valencia enters with gravity in the cell of Louis Mandrin, the most famous smuggler of the kingdom of France. For several years, this man introduced in France, of mountains of tobacco. At the time, this crime can be worth the gallows. The official greet the inmate before he read the sentence of the tribunal which condemned him to the torment of the wheel. The execution of the sentence is immediate.
Around 17 hours, the soldiers come to look the condemned man in his cell, they asked him to don a long white shirt before him to spend a...
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Updated Date: 25 May 2020, 20:33