Some of Napoleon's hair has emerged for sale for £7,000.

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Pictured: The lock of Napoleon's hair.<br />
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A lock of Napoleon's hair has emerged for sale for £7,000.<br />
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The pint-sized French Emperor gifted strands of his dark hair to British officer Major Thomas Poppleton, his orderly while in exile in St Helena.<br />
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They developed a mutual respect from their military backgrounds, prompting Maj Poppleton to resign when asked by the island's governor Sir Hudson Lowe to spy on him.