Opening of the Louis XVI trial

Opening of the Louis XVI trial.

December 11. The King’s trialA trial is a legal gathering in a law court, at which a judge and jury listen to the evidence and decide whether a person is guilty of a crime. began on December 11 1792.

While on December 27, Movements in the Convention were asking that individuals vote on the King’s judgment. The movement is gone against by Robespierre, who proclaims, “Louis must die so that the nation may live.” The Convention dismisses the action for French voters to decide the King’s destiny.

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