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Blood Sisters: The French Revolution in Women's Memory by Marilyn Yalom
The life of Madame de la Rochejaquelein by Mary Monica Scott, Hon. Mrs. Constable-Maxwell
Memoirs of the Marquise De La Rochejaquelein by Cecil Biggane
Mémoires de la marquise de La Rochejaquelein by Marie-Louise-Victoire, marquise de La Rochejaquelein

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Marie-Louise Victoire de Donnissan, marquise de La Rochejacquelein (1772-1857), accompanied her first husband during his service in the "Vendée," the civil war between royalists and republicans in the west of France during the French Revolution. She witnessed atrocities committed by both sides. Her memoir, first published in 1815, remains one of the most authentic records of these major events.

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