The Storming of the Tuileries Palace and the Arrest of Louis XVI of France – 10 August 1792

Posted on August 9th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

On 10 August 1792, the Paris Mob stormed the Tuileries Palace and arrested Louis XVI, killing the King’s Swiss Guards in the process.

Here is a newspaper story published on 18 August 1792 that reports on this bloody and historic moment in French history.

historical newspaper report on The Storming of the Tuileries Palace and the Arrest of Louis XVI of France

Caledonian Mercury – Saturday 18 August 1792

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