Les chasseurs luttent contre la Bête du Gévaudan

Philippe Eymard - Dominique Bernard

The Beast of Gevaudan

from mystery to legend, from legend to light

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Written in collaboration with Philippe Eymard and Dominique Bernard, both descendants of the Eymard family from a place called Boissières, in the commune of Sainte Mare des Chazes.

Written in collaboration with Philippe Eymard and Dominique Bernard, both descendants of the Eymard family from a place called Boissières, in the commune of Sainte Mare des Chazes.


Their common ancestor was Jacques Eymard born May 8, 1756 in Boissières. He was a merchant farmer and married on November 20, 1790 in Saugues, Marie-Anne Meyronneinc, daughter of Claudette Nauton and Jean-Claude Meyronneinc. Jean-Claude was the first cousin of little Joseph Meyronneinc who will be devoured by the Beast in Servières.


While young, the authors had heard of this ferocious Beast. Thanks to this oral tradition, they were able to give another vision of the events that occurred in Gévaudan. But also in the Chazes sector where the Eymard family is still present, and whose descendants settled in Pommiers, the place where the first Beast was killed by François Antoine, harquebus holder of King Louis XV.


They leave it to the reader to make up his mind on the question of what the Beast of Gévaudan was.


Year of publication of the presented edition : 2013


For residents of Haute-Loire, there is the possibility of picking up the book at SAINT PAULIEN
Otherwise, order by mail:

EYMARD Philippe
Villa N° 8
Résidence les Églantiers
07000 - Saint Priest

Price: €20 + €4 shipping costs

Written in collaboration with Philippe Eymard and Dominique Bernard, both descendants of the Eymard family from a place called Boissières, in the commune of Sainte Mare des Chazes.

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