Thermidor Fun Facts Day Two: Physical Problems

June 15: Day Two: Physical Problems
According to one of Robespierre’s servants, “every night he bathed his …………..in blood.”
a. feet (he followed medical theories about the soothing effects of oxblood on the skin)
b. pillow (because he was prone to nose bleeds)
c. girlfriend Monique (she enjoyed the salty taste and believed oxblood was good for the complexion)
d. favorite pen, Montfaucon (to sharpen his wits for the next day’s work)

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