Brittany’s Beautiful Brigand

Born into grinding poverty, Marie Tromel is remembered by history under the name of Marion du Faou√ęt; a Breton Robin Hood who robbed the rich to aid the poor. A colourful character, she raised a family and commanded a notorious band of brigands for more than fifteen years. Arrested four times, having escaped from prison she was hanged in effigy before finally being publicly executed.

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