Bloody Violent History

A Baguette - Why we (the English) hate the French, #5 of 100 Bloody Objects

Episode Summary

Entente Cordiale?

Episode Notes

For a thousand years, England and France have been sparring, fighting and generally knock lumps from each other.  Indeed, most of our greatest memorials – from Blenheim Palace to Trafalgar Square – were erected in honour of our triumphs over the ancient enemy.  We try to get along, but all too often diplomacy and soothing words fail to patch over our deep-routed differences.  Our podcast explores this most fraught of subjects.

So it Goes

Tom Assheton & James Jackson

 

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https://www.instagram.com/bloodyviolenthistory/

https://www.jamesjacksonbooks.com

https://www.tomtom.co.uk

 

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