Top 10 Infamous Guillotine Executions
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Top 10 Infamous Guillotine Executions

In the centuries prior to the French Revolution, French authorities used a variety of methods of execution depending on the nature of the crime and the condemned man or woman’s place in society. Some of these punishments took on what many would deem quite extreme dimensions of brutality. For example, French murderess Marie-Madeleine-Marguerite d’Aubray, Marquise […]

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Headless Monarchy: The French Revolution, Part II
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Headless Monarchy: The French Revolution, Part II

Good Morning, Hank. It’s Wednesday. We now return to the French Revolution. Where, at the end of 1789, King Louis XVI and his wife, Marie Antoinette, find themselves under house arrest in Paris while the French National Assembly is trying to write a constitution. We shall skip the year 1790 entirely, except to note that: […]

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