An insurrection which began in the Vendean district of Anjou grew to a formidable height.
A Vendean priest celebrated the mass standing in blood and upon mutilated corpses.
There was not much chance of the day of her execution being settled before the arrival of the Vendean forces.
Charette, the Vendean leader, retaliated by a holocaust of two thousand republican prisoners whom he had taken.
In 1799 he entered the military marine at Rochefort, but soon left it to join the Vendean army.
Austere, as became the gate of Brittany, it had all the luxuriant verdure of the Vendean coast.
During the Vendean wars, Luon was the scene of several conflicts, notably in 1793.
The president of the district had strong leanings toward a Chouan chief, or a Vendean leader hotly pursued.
I am also a Vendean and, as the cause is now lost, I am making my way down to the sea.
Charette, the famous Vendean chief, tried and shot at Nantes, aged about 33.