Victor Hugo married the girl next door, Adèle Foucher. Hugo’s mother, Sophie, was against the match but after her death he married Adèle on October 14 1822. They had five children together. In 1830, after their youngest daughter (named Adèle ) was born the elder Adèle told Hugo that she didn’t want anymore children which was code for no more sex. Both Hugo and the Adèle took lovers. However it was the expulsion from Adèle bed’s that was the inspiration for Phoebus’ tragic fate of getting married Notre Dame de Paris.
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