Eustache Dauger, the Secret Prisoner in the Velveteen Mask (aka the Man in the Iron Mask)

Eustache Dauger, the Secret Prisoner in the Velveteen Mask (aka the Man in the Iron Mask) thumbnail

I lead an investigation into the legend of the Man in the Iron Mask, tracing the lore as it evolved and looking into all the usual suspects. Visit the Historical Blindness blog for imagery and links to sources as well as recommended reading on the Books page.