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  • Thank you, Mad Monarchist, for the excellent post, and yes, the Vendee was another example of heroic resistance to the Revolution.

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  • Thierry Dubois, who both went missing while competing in a solo yacht race known as the Vendee

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  • The other example of something like the Vendee is the actions of the Spanish against Napoleon in

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  • Part of the Terror is the actions in the Vendee, which is a department in northwestern France, near the Atlantic.

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  • The storm hit the Vendee and Charente-Maritime regions in southwestern France hardest, flooding coastal islands and tossing boats around in ports.

    Violent Storm Kills 51 People in Europe

  • The worst damages were recorded in Vendee, in west-central france - where the coastal towns of Aiguillon-sur-Mer and Faute-sur-Mer took the brunt of the tempest and tallied over half the casualties.

    Europe Storm Death Toll Hits 62

  • It was because of priests like Blessed Julien whose influence the populations of Brittany and the Vendee remembered during the persecutions durng the war on the Chouanerie just a bit over 100 years after his death.

    The Apostle Of Brittany, Blessed Julien Maunoir

  • It is the fantasy of a reactionary, as is clear from the account given of social relations in the Vendee before the Revolution - if it were accurate, then the peasantry of the Vendee would never have smashed feudalism as happened elsewhere in France in 1789.

    Ireland votes Yes, but Paris says No - to the tyrant Robespierre

  • That said, I think we both know where we would have stood had we had the misfortune to live in la Vendee in the years following 1789 ...

    Ireland votes Yes, but Paris says No - to the tyrant Robespierre

  • The picture is of a stained glass window in the Church of Les Lucs-sur-Boulogne in la Vendee, commemorating the murder by Republicans of 563 Vendean men, women and children in February 1794.

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