From Marie Antoinette's fake peasant village to Robespierre's botched suicide, the French Revolution is full of fascinating stories that are often omitted from textbooks. Join Nathan and Christine for Part I of a two-part countdown of their favorite stories and events from this vibrant period.
Podcasters: Christine and Nathan
*CORRECTION*: Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were deposed in September 1792, not November, as we said in the episode.
The English and the Irish have been fighting (and singing) about hating one another) for as long as both sides can remember, but what brought the English to Ireland in the first place? What did the English king, Henry II, have to do with it? And why is everyone frowning at some guy named Dermot?
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