From the Ottawa Citizen: Musketeer D’Artagnan’s grave in Netherlands, historian says.
A five-year quest to locate the tomb of d’Artagnan — the inspiration for Alexandre Dumas’s novel The Three Musketeers — has led to a small Dutch church where new research suggests the swashbuckling hero is buried.
Charles de Batz de Castelmore d’Artagnan died during the Siege of Maastricht on June 25, 1673, and, according to a leading French historian, was laid to rest only few kilometres away at Saint Peter and Paul Church in Wolder.
"The trail is very precise," said Odile Bordaz, the author of several works on the musketeer. [continue].