People participating in the counter-revolutionary movement in and around the Vendée region of France during the French Revolution.
Fact of the Day
Accounts from 1350 reveal that it cost 6d a day to keep a lion in the menagerie at the Tower of London, but to keep a prisoner cost only 1d.
Quote of the Day
"Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. "
~ Thomas Jefferson