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The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask


by Alexandre Dumas

Fouquet Timeline and Summary

  • Fouquet throws the best party ever at Vaux in honor of the King.
  • The King has Fouquet arrested.
  • When Fouquet learns that the King has been swapped for a different king, instead of saying "thank you" he goes to the Bastille and frees the real King.
  • Fouquet tries to escape.
  • Fouquet is arrested anyway.
  • Fouquet has a miserable existence in prison.