From the Text: The Event of My Character’s Importance

This link is to a letter by the Marshal de Broglie, the head of the army, telling the leader of the Bastille to make some changes to how the prison operated due to an increase in unrest. Some of the changes he suggested were implemented, but they did not halt the aggression. Led in part by my character (and spurred on by a certain shouting prisoner), a mass mob of poorly armed French third estaters  smashed and destroyed the prison, freeing prisoners and stealing weapons and ammo. This proved once and for all to the royals that the commoners were not to be messed with, and the demand for respect resonated to spur the more open major killing bit of the French Revolution.

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/378/

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