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Marianne Elliott

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846318078

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317774

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Demise of Hoche

Demise of Hoche

(p.337) Twenty-Six Demise of Hoche
Wolfe Tone
Liverpool University Press

This chapter focuses on the death of French general Louis Lazare Hoche. It explains that Hoche was used as the scapegoat of the thwarted coup by royalists and was vilified by the press and councils. This attack of Hoche's patriotism devastated him and led to his immediate and permanent decline. Hoche died of consumption but left a coterie of devoted generals who would remain good friends to Theobald Wolfe Tone and his successors. But none of them were able to fill the void left by Hoche's death and the Irish mission to France went into terminal decline.

Keywords:   Louis Lazare Hoche, thwarted coup, royalists, patriotism, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish mission

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