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papers, plans, estimates, memoranda of the depth of the various fords, a rough sketch of the town of Thouars, a draft of the proposed scheme of crossing, and other documents of a similar kind. At the. up the rear. It appeared that they were resolved to. Duchenier. or, the Revolt of La Vendée. By. John Mason Neale. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Pages: 0. Downloads: Share This. Duchenier. or, the Revolt of La Vendée. By. John Mason Neale. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. Duchenier, by John Mason Neale. IT was a stormy morning in May. The west wind was sweeping heavy masses of clouds from the Atlantic ocean; and the sun, that now and then gleamed forth with a watery brightness, was soon blotted out by some fresh wreath of vapour, and the shower came on again. But sun or rain seemed to make little difference to two officers, who, mounted on excellent though now . This book is an excellent resource for military history as it is so rare to find a book written in English that covers the counter revolution in the Vendée. The book is well researched and covers the military campaigns of between the Republican and Vendéen forces. Unfortunately it limits itself to and purely military s: 5.

Following the execution of Louis XVI, a Royalist revolt roke out in La Vendée under the leadership of Charles de Lescure and Henri Larochejaquelin, both wealthy landowners in that region.. After an initial success in capturing Saumur, the Republican armies invaded the province, sacked and burned the towns and villages and with savage violence destroyed the chateaux of the Royalists. The popular historiography of the War in the Vendée is deeply rooted in conflicts between different schools of French historiography, and, as a result, writings on the uprising are generally highly partisan, coming down strongly in support of the revolutionary government or the Vendéen royalists. A massacre of Republicans at Machecoul in March was followed by guerrilla warfare, led at the outset by peasants who were chosen in each locale, and cost more than , lives before it ended in (, Vendeans who were republicans or royalists non-Vendean republican soldiers; according to the Jacques Hussenet and Centre Vendéen de Recherche Historique's book Détruisez la Vendée). The Revolt . ‎Following the execution of Louis XVI, a Royalist revolt roke out in La Vendée under the leadership of Charles de Lescure and Henri Larochejaquelin, both wealthy landowners in that region. After an initial success in capturing Saumur, the Republican armies invaded the province, sacked and burned the.

Wars of the Vendée, (–96), counterrevolutionary insurrections in the west of France during the French first and most important occurred in in the area known as the Vendée, which included large sections of the départements of Loire-Inférieure (Loire-Atlantique), Maine-et-Loire, Deux-Sèvres, and the Vendée proper. In this fervently religious and economically.   La Vendée is an historical novel that focuses on the peasant revolt after the French revolution, and, as usual, Trollope works romance into his theme. But his "take" on the revolt, and on war itself, is truly s: The Revolt of La Vendée during the French Revolution began in when a large group of peasants, artisans and bourgeois Catholic rebelled against the activity of revolutionaries in their persecution of the Catholic Church and monarchy. The repression by foreign armies led by Kléber caused , deaths. Trollope's third novel and his only attempt at historical fiction. It is set principally in la Vendee, in west central France on the Bay of Biscay, where a pro-royalty, pro-church revolt took place in response to the revolution. As Trollope notes in his introduction, the book is based in large point on the Memoirs of Madame de la Rochejaquelein/5(18).