Western Civilization Class

The Martyrs of Compiègne

During the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror there were many terrible atrocities committed by the French Republic. One such atrocity was the Martyrs of Compiègne. The martyrs, eleven Carmelite nuns, three lay sisters, and two servants/externs, were from the convent of Compiègne, France. Their convent had been shut down on September 14, 1792 and they were dispersed among… Continue reading The Martyrs of Compiègne