Category Archives: Directoire

Madam Roland in the prison Sainte-Pélagie.

The prison de l’Abbaye. French Revolution history.

The prison de l’Abbaye. Madame Roland was interned here on her first arrest in 1793.

Madam Roland in prison Sainte-Pélagie. French revolution costumes. Photogravure.

Madam Roland in the prison Sainte-Pélagie

Madam Roland in the prison Sainte-Pélagie.

Jeanne-Marie Roland de La Platière 1754-1793, led along with her husband during the time of the French Revolution, a famous political salon at the Hôtel Britannique in the rue Guénégaud.
Madame Roland was on 1 June arrested. She came into the prison of the Abbaye, then to Sainte-Pélagie and finally to the Conciergerie.
Here she wrote her Appel à l’impartiale postérité, memoirs dedicated to her daughter Eudora. The trial before the Revolutionary Tribunal took place on 8 of November and sentenced to death. She was beheaded on the Place de la Révolution, now the Place de la Concorde on the same evening by the drop hatchet of the guillotine. Before she put her head on the block, she called the now famous words: “Oh Liberty, what crimes you commit in your name!”

French famous woman Madame Roland. French Revolution costume. 18th century clothing

Madame Roland one day before her execution

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