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les demoiselles d'avignon

Cabrières-d'Avignon

Cabrières-d'Avignon is a commune of the Vaucluse département in southern France.

History

The Château and the village were the scene of the massacre in 1644 of about 700 Vaudois, or Waldensians - a reformist group declared heretical by the Catholic church. Men, women and children were tortured and killed.

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