Marguerite Delaye

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Marguerite Catherine Ponsoye alias Margot Delaye, by Grellet
Margot Delaye, by François Grellet, Salon of 1880

Marguerite Catherine Ponsoye Delaye, also known as Margot Delaye or La Gandonne, was a woman who fought during the siege of Montelimar by Admiral Coligny in April 1570, and lost an arm in the fighting. A one armed statue was erected in her honor.[1]


  1. ^ Gribble, Francis Henry (1917). Women in war. Dutton. p. 142. ISBN 1-120-05510-5.