The tale of Bluebeard is based off of, murderer, Gilles de Rais. Back in 1697, The nobleman started to kill children of the local village. Soon people started to relise something was up at the castle however, nobody did anything because he was rich , and was a war hero. Fortanitly, the police went to inspect Gilles castle. They found the bodys of 50 children in the castle. Unfortanitly, de Rais confessed to the murder of twice of that amount.This tale is thought to be used as a warning to the chilldren of the village to stay away from the castle.
I wonder what's in that closet?
real life event
The keys are all bloody!
The Wife of Blue Beard
Help me brothers!
To look in the Forbiden Closet
Yay! I'm alive, and I'm rich!
The key was stained with blood, and Blue Beard found out!
The keys stained blood! Now I will have to kill you!
The wife called out to her brothers for help, they came to the rescue.
The brothers killed Blue Beard, and the wife became rich.