Man in the Iron Mask

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Man in the Iron Mask

forced to perpetually wear an iron mask to conceal his indentity. [Br. Lit. and Fr. Hist.: Benét 628]

Man in the Iron Mask

mystery prisoner; legendary contender for Louis XIV’s throne. [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 460, 555]

Man in the Iron Mask

mysterious prisoner in reign of Louis XIV, condemned to wear black mask at all times. [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 460]
See: Mystery

Man in the Iron Mask

Bastille prisoner learns that he is the twin brother of Louis XIV; conspirators planned to substitute him for the king. [Fr. Lit.: Dumas Vicomte de Bragellonne in Magill I, 1063]
See: Twins
References in classic literature ?
The place had a far greater interest for us than it could have had if we had known beyond all question who the Iron Mask was, and what his history had been, and why this most unusual punishment had been meted out to him.
The iron mask of shyness is riveted before his face, and the man beneath is never seen.
that's very true unless tea, so it was at his mother's was it really that you knew him first, highly sensible and firm but dreadfully severe--ought to be the mother of the man in the iron mask.
He also appeared in such memorable TV productions as The Merchant of Venice, Rock Follies and The Man in the Iron Mask.
The agreement between ICFLIX and MGM provides the platform's subscribers with US blockbusters such as Rocky, Rain Man, Fargo, Legally Blonde and The Man in the Iron Mask, as well as the animated series, The Pink Panther.
Film -- The Man In The Iron Mask on Fox Movies at 7pm Years have passed since the Three Musketeers -- Aramis, Athos and Porthos -- fought together with their friend D'Artagnan.
A giant screen was erected on the stage, with the orchestra below, and a weather-hit lower than usual audience sat back and enjoyed the black-andwhite film epic, the Iron Mask.
Confuchias will stand for EUR1,800 alongside Iron Mask and another new arrival in Shirocco's brother Storm Trooper.
French author, whose works include The Three Musketeers and The Man In The Iron Mask.
It was for 1998's The Man In The Iron Mask that the Titanic hunk was in Paris.
The author also documents Foucquet's imprisonment in the Pignerol fortress, noting that the original Man in the Iron Mask lived in the next cell.
The children from Bryn Deri Primary in Cardiff staged The Man in the Iron Mask to welcome an audience of French children and parents who were visiting Radyr as part of a school exchange.