Monsieur Bonacieux, a middle-aged merchant, is D'Artagnan's landlord and approaches D'Artagnan for help when he believes his wife, Madame Bonacieux, has been abducted. When he is arrested by Cardinal Richelieu's men for alleged treason, he proves to be cowardly and willing to say whatever will please the authorities, even when it eventually means betraying his wife by spying for the cardinal.
Monsieur Bonacieux Character Timeline in The Three Musketeers
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...calms down when she recognizes him as her savior. D’Artagnan explains to Madame Bonacieux that her husband employed him to save her and that he has since been taken to jail. (full context)
...and her connections to important people. While thinking about Madame Bonacieux, d’Artagnan completely forgets about her husband and his current predicament. (full context)
When Madame Bonacieux arrives home, she tells her husband that she has a job for him to do. However, Monsieur Bonacieux is angry that... (full context)
Realizing that her husband is more likely to betray her than help her, Madame Bonacieux purposely doesn’t reveal any... (full context)
Outside, Madame Bonacieux hears her husband talking to someone and realizes that they need to hide. D’Artagnan suggests that they use... (full context)