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Episode Extra: Legalisation of Divorce in Revolutionary France

Explore the ground-breaking legalisation of divorce in September 1792. Its impacts were significant (there were more than 30,000 divorces in the years that followed!), and it would take almost 180 years for similar legislation to arrive in the United States and the United Kingdom! This 23+ minute Episode Extra is available exclusively for patrons of

Episode 44 “The National Convention”

The National Convention meets in Paris. Who were the deputies who lead France? What divided them? How accurate are the common perceptions of their politics? This episode explores the new national legislature and the factions which would dominate it. Gain early access, support the show, and access hours worth of exclusive bonus by sponsering the

Episode Extra: The Unmissable Battles of Valmy!

Historians consider the Battle of Valmy to be a turning point in the Revolutionary War, but a separate battle rages as to why. While some historians credit the revolution for a glorious victory, others couldn’t disagree more. Explore the details of the famous unmissable Battle of Valmy, as well as the numerous interpretations as to

Joint Episode with History of the Papacy

How did the Revolution impact the Papacy, the Catholic Church, and regular priests? Where did the relationship between the revolutionaries and the Church go so wrong? How did the revolution fundamentally change the Papacy, resulting in its modern form? These are the questions explored in this fantastic episode with Steve Guerra from the History of

Behind the Scenes: The September Massacres

Come behind the scenes and see how Episodes 39 – 41 were made! This video for Patreon sponsors of the show explores the approach to the September Massacres, deleted scenes, additional thoughts, and new perspectives. It also discusses upcoming episodes on the Corsican Revolution and a collaboration with the History of the Papacy podcast! Not

Episode 41 “The September Massacres Part III”

How did the September Massacres change the character of the French Revolution? How did they alter the course and trajectory of the revolutionary project? How did average Parisians react to the gruesome events? These are the questions explored in the third and final part on the dark days of September 1792. Early Access on Patreon

Episode 40 “The September Massacres Part II”

Who was to blame for the September Massacres of 1792? Were the deaths planned or spontaneous? How did various individuals, factions, and institutions respond to the killings, and did they seek to use the bloodshed for their own advantage? Before we examine how the massacres changed the revolution, we must understand who is accountable for

Episode 39 “The September Massacres Part I”

Slaughter erupts in Paris as the Prussian Army advances on the capital. Fuelled by a deadly mixture of panic and rumours, the people of Paris seek to eliminate the enemy within by murdering the city’s prisoners. The September Massacres of 1792 were a turning point of the French Revolution. Episode Extras are available for EVERYONE

Trial of Full-Time Production! Your Support is (Desperately) Needed!

The Great Experiment IT’S OFFICAL! Grey History will be trialling full-time production for the next 6 months! Episodes will be produced every two weeks, with every fourth episode being a bonus episode exclusively available for Patreon sponsors of the show (on topics they vote for!). Not a sponsor of the show? Click Here To Support

Episode Extras have arrived!

The first Episode Extras are live for Grey History’s patreon community! Going forward, Episode Extras will divulge the cool facts, interesting quotes, and quirky side stories that I wanted to discuss in the regular show but couldn’t find the opportunity to in the condensed script! This bonus content is exclusive for patreon members. New to
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