TIL during the French Restoration, Colonel Barbier-Dufai and Captain Raoul de Vere dueled over an insult to the latter’s cockade. After de Vere was disarmed four times they decided to tie their left arms together and stab each other to death with daggers in the back of a carriage. De Vere lost again

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