Martyrs of September

Also 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





  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Ambrose, contact
       Association “Le Souvenir des Martyrs de Septembre 1792″
       70, rue de Vaugirard
       75006 Paris, FRANCE
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Martyrs of September“. 2 September 2014. Web. 28 February 2015. <>