Antoine de Pas de Feuquières
He was involved in the Affair of the Poisons, when Adam Lesage alleged that he and his cousin François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg had asked Lesage to supply them with poison. He was examined in 1680 but no case was found against him: his military career was not impeded.
It was his action which determined the Battle of Neerwinden (1693), in which he was lieutenant-general. He was disgraced a few years later for speaking out too freely. He then wrote his memoirs on the war, on which Voltaire based himself for his "Siècle de Louis XIV".
- Anne Somerset - The Affair of the Poisons: Murder, Infanticide, and Satanism at the Court of Louis XIV (St. Martin's Press (October 12, 2003) ISBN 0-312-33017-0)
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