A Cyclopaedia of Female Biography/Adriam, Marie

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4091707A Cyclopaedia of Female Biography — Adriam, Marie


A female who in 1793, at the age of sixteen, fought valiantly during the whole time that Lyons was besieged. On being arrested after the engagement, and asked how she had dared to take up arms? she replied, "I used them to serve my country, and deliver it from its oppressors!" She was immediately condemned, and executed.