April 16 – Martyred in the name of Equality

April 14, 2014

Just a few of the many martyrs during the French Revolution († 1792-1799)

16 April 1794 in Avrillé, Maine-et-Loire (France)

The cruel blade of the guillotine was indifferent to the service that generations of France's illustrious lineages had given to the country.

The cruel blade of the guillotine was indifferent to the service that generations of France’s illustrious lineages had given to the country.

Pierre Delépine
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 24 May 1732 in Marigné, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Jean Ménard
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 16 November 1736 in Andigné, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Renée Bourgeais veuve Juret
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 12 November 1751 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Perrine Bourigault
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 07 August 1743 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Madeleine Cady épouse Desvignes
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 07 April 1756 in Saint-Maurille de Chalonnes-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire (France)

Martyrs of the French RevolutionMarie Forestier
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 16 January 1768 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Marie Gingueneau veuve Coiffard
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: ca. 1739 in (?)
Jeanne Gourdon veuve Moreau
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 08 October 1733 in Sainte-Christine, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Marie Lardeux
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: ca. 1748 in (?)

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Perrine Laurent
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 02 September 1746 in Louvaines, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Jeanne Leduc épouse Paquier
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 10 February 1754 in Chalonnes-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Anne Maugrain
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 12 April 1760 in Rochefort-sur-Loire, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Françoise Micheneau veuve Gillot
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 19 May 1737 in Chanteloup-les-Bois, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Jeanne Onillon veuve Onillon
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 19 April 1753 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)

Martyrs of the French RevolutionMarie Piou épouse Supiot
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 19 May 1755 in Montrevault, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Perrine Pottier épouse Turpault
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 26 April 1750 in Cléré-sur-Layon, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Marie-Genevieve Poulain de la Forestrie
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 03 January 1741 in Lion-d’Angers, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Marthe Poulain de la Forestrie
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 02 October 1743 in Lion-d’Angers, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Renée Rigault épouse Papin
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 14 May 1750 in Saint-Florent-le-Vieil, Maine-et-Loire (France)

Women helping the injured during the French Revolution

Women helping the injured during the French Revolution

Marguerite Robin
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 22 December 1725 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Marie Rechard
layperson of the diocese of Angers
born: 29 April 1763 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Marie Roger veuve Chartier
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 14 January 1727 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Madeleine Sallé épouse Havard
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: ca. 1751 in (?)
Renée Sechet veuve Davy
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: 28 December 1753 in Montjean, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Françoise Suhard veuve Ménard
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: February 5, 1731 in Saint-Gemmes-d’Andigné, Maine-et-Loire (France)
Jeanne Thomas veuve Delaunay
layperson of the diocese of Angers; married
born: ca. 1730 in (?)

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