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  • Austro Prussian´s storming a prison
  • Prussian slaughtering a prisoner
  • The Austro Prussian´s and other gangs stormed many prisons and killed 1,100-1400 prisoners.
  • Parliament makes a law restricting refugees
  • Once they got into the prison they would take the prisoners out of their cells to be slaughtered. The victims were Swiss guards, royal soldiers, clergymen, nobles and suspect counter-revolutionists. Only one-third of the dead were counter-revolutionists. The massacres were evidence that Paris was in an anarchy.
  • Maximilien Robespierre showed sympathy for the victims
  • A mob broke into a prison and took a princess. They raped then killed her. This invoked outrage and horror when this reached London. 
  • All the killings in September triggered the nobles in France. This led to the English Parliment to pass a law regulating and restricting refugees. They thought that revolutionaries might be hiding among them.
  • Maximilien Robespierre showed sympathy by reporting, ¨Save some tears for other greater calamities.¨ This led the French to win the Battle of Valmy which pushed out the Austrians and Prussians and ended the military threat to Paris.
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