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  • For Easter of 1792, she would not make her Easter duty in public but arranged to hear Mass privately with a non-juring priest.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • While under house arrest at the Tuileries palace, the two connived at getting non-juring priests, i.e., those who were faithful to the Pope, into the chateau for secret Masses and confessions.

    Marie-Antoinette's Journey of Faith

  • I believe the juring priest? is shaking the hand of the person swearing him in, is using a Masonic handshake and giving the sign of a Master Mason.

    Archive 2008-01-06

  • Not juring, in other words swearing an oath to the nation meant the loss of income, poverty and destitution.

    Archive 2008-12-07

  • As the figure in the protrait appears as a priest I assumed he was the juring priest.

    The 16th of October 1793: execution of Marie-Antoinette

  • Two of her guards were devout Catholics, and earlier in the fall had permitted the holy, non-juring priest AbbĂ© Magnin to twice hear her confession, and even once say Mass in her cell.

    Food for the Journey, Marie-Antoinette receives Viaticum

  • The first attack occurred when twenty-four non-juring priests being transported to the prison of L'Abbaye, were attacked by a mob that quickly killed them all as they were trying to escape into the prison, then mutilated the bodies, "with circumstances of barbarity too shocking to describe" according to the British diplomatic dispatch.

    Archive 2008-02-10

  • I was aware that she received absolution from a non juring priest, but not that she was accompanied by a priest in the Tumbril.

    The 16th of October 1793: execution of Marie-Antoinette

  • I am struck by the visage of the juring priest in the portrait above.

    The 16th of October 1793: execution of Marie-Antoinette

  • Again in the portrait we see Marie-Antoinette, on her way to the guillotine, next to her is the juring priest.

    Death of Marie-Antoinette


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