Irish village demanded that the British Museum is the skeleton of a horse Napoleon
The inhabitants of the Irish village Buttevant, County cork, demanded that the National Museum of military craft in the UK to give the skeleton of a horse of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. It is reported by The Telegraph on Monday, 20 February.
The Irish announced that the remains of Marengo, where Napoleon went to the battle of Austerlitz, Jena and Auerstadt and the battle of Wagram, belongs to Buttevant. According to them, the stallion raised in the village, after which it was sold at a horse fair.
#Horse Marengo (1793-1831) was the famous war mount of Napoleon I. Marengo”s skeleton on display in November 2011 pic.twitter.com/3DsABjafh7
— Marcus (@Marrioend) June 20, 2015
Representatives of municipal and district Council Mallow town, which is located near Buttevant, wrote to the British Museum a formal appeal.
The Irish say that in my village, the skeleton of a horse is going to attract a lot more visitors.
In March 2013, the engagement ring bought by Napoleon for his bride Josephine de Beauharnais, was auctioned Osenat Fontainebleau French for 949 thousand dollars. A year earlier in Paris sold the letter of the French Emperor with a promise to blow up the Moscow Kremlin.