Dr. Bauer talks all about the lettres de cachet, conspiracies and the Bastille prison.
The story of industrial seafaring ships, the people who made them, the World Wars and the decline of their garden city.
An episode covering night time culture in the French Caribbean.
We explore the spectacular rise and fall of the French Communist Party.
We list every war between France and England (then Britain) and judge each whether it was a win, loss or tie for France.
We examine what wars could be considered 'French Civil Wars'
Find out where 'Louis' came from and why there were so many kings who bore that name.
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An excerpt from our epic series on the Louvre!
Best-selling author Leanda de Lisle talks about the princess from France who was also queen of England during its Civil War.
An episode covering the history of all the capitals of France; it wasn't just Paris!
We examine possible end dates for one of the most important revolutions in human history.
France has existed for over a millenia; how many governments has it had in that time?
Philippe I "The Amorous" shows that all is fair in love in war.
Henri I is known as the French monarchy's lowest point. But was he such a bad king?
The completed series on the Norman Conquest of the Mediterranean.
Wherein we recount the incredible impact that Normans had upon the medieval Mediterranean world.
Most 11th-12th century Norman adventurers went to Italy, but some went south to Iberia to join the Reconquista.
Guillaume II dies, plunging Sicily into chaos. Norman rule gives way to German overlordship. The great kingdom declines but survives.
Norman Sicily enters its golden age and becomes one of the greatest kingdoms in medieval Europe.
Queen Marguerite of Navarre rules the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, but she faces constant conspiracies that threaten to overthrow the realm.
The Normans conquer north-central Africa and create a new kingdom. But can it last?
The Normans create a kingdom in Sicily and rule as 'baptized sultans.'
Bohemond, the giant from Apulia, leads the armies of Christ eastward. But is it for God or his own glory for which he fights?