Tuesday, May 31, 2011

On May 31

On this day in ...
... 1794, known according to the French Revolutionary calendar as 12 prairial an II, Eugénie Lochtenbergh was executed. A revolutionary tribunal in Arras had convicted Lochtenbergh, the mother of 4 children and the widow of Charles Joseph de la Forge,of treason for having saved some letters.

(Prior May 31 posts are here, here, and here, and here.)

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