Martyrs of September

Martyrs of SeptemberAlso known as

  • Martyrs of Paris
  • Martyrs of Carmes



A group of 191 martyrs who died in the French Revolution. They were imprisoned in the Abbey of St-Germain-des-Prés, Hôtel des Carmes in the rue de Rennes, Prison de la Force, and Seminaire de Saint-Firmin in Paris, France by the Legislative Assembly for refusing to take the oath to support the civil constitution of the clergy. This act placed priests under the control of the state, and had been condemned by the Vatican. Martyrs profiled on this site include




MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of September“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 August 2015. Web. 9 October 2015. <>