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Gilles de Rais

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Bio:
Gilles de Montmorency-Laval, baron de Rais (14041440) was a Breton knight, a leader in the French army and a companion-in-arms of Joan of Arc. He is best known as a prolific serial killer of children. There is significant controversy over his guilt; some maintain he was framed for political reasons

Notes:
In the DC/Vertigo Universe, Gilles de Rais is effectively immortal as long as he consumes the life-force of children through occult means. He used the aliases Count of St. Germain and Francisco Marquies de Marquez. He was eventually defeated by Mad Hettie, using the Deadboy Detectives.

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Issue Appearances:
2000 AD (1977)
Judge Dredd Megazine (vol. 5) (2003)
The Sandman Presents: Dead Boy Detectives (2001)

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