The Audacious

69 He also called her a disgrace to her own parents. - Michel’s lawyer said that “she is claiming 8,200 livres as being the amount Fabre borrowed from her, while in fact that amount was from prostituting herself in more than one country which is an illegal activity. This makes her morally unfit according to many laws.” During the trial when Marie Petit was in the Maison de Refuge, Anne Cataro, Fabre’s widow, sent a letter dated 28th March 1711, to the Ministry complaining about Ambassador De Ferriol’s and Michel’s misconduct. She also stated “as a widow who has benefitted tremendously from my late husband’s estate, I cannot be the sole heir of his possessions.”