For-l'Évêque

Coordinates: 48°51′29″N 2°20′38″E / 48.858°N 2.344°E / 48.858; 2.344

The For-l’Évêque was a prison in Paris. It was in operation from 1674 until 1780, and was demolished at the start of the 19th century.

The instruments of torture at For-l’Évêque.

HistoryEdit

 
Mademoiselle Clairon led to the For-l’Évêque.

SourcesEdit

  • Jules Édouard Alboise du Pujol, Auguste Maquet, Les Prisons de l’Europe, t. 1, Paris, Administration de librairie, 1850.
  • Gaston Maugras, Les Comédiens hors la loi, Calmann Lévy, Paris, Librairie Nouvelle, 1887.

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