Our Lady Of Rouen
Country : France
At the time of the Black Plague, Rouen was delivered by the intercession of the Blessed Virgin, and placed itself under her protection by a special vow. The people prayed in the chapel of the Cathedral, before a beautiful edifice known as OUR LADY OF THE VOW, commemorating the event.
The magistrates suspended over the white marble Madonna on the altar, a massive golden lamp, which burned without interruption till extinguished by the Protestants in the sixteenth century.
Throughout Rouen, squares, fountains, public monuments, all bore Mary’s image as a token of gratitude.