AGOUST, CAPT. DE
- a "cast-iron" captain of the Swiss Guards, who on May 4, 1788, by order of the Court of Versailles, marched the Parliament of Paris out of the Palais de Justice and carried off the key.See CARLYLE'S "FRENCH REVOLUTION," BK. I. CHAP. VIII.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.