Grey History: The French Revolution & Napoleon

Grey History: The French Revolution & Napoleon

Latest Episodes

1.52 The Corsican Revolution & Milestone Celebration
March 19, 2023

It's time to celebrate! As a thank you to everyone who has been helping spread the word about Grey History, the first bonus episode on the Corsican Revolution is temporarily available to everyone who

1.51 Questions & Answers Part II
March 05, 2023

The questions continue! In the second and final Q&A episode, well be covering why the French revolutionaries didnt take more inspiration from the American constitution. We'll also explore ways

1.50 Questions & Answers Part I
February 17, 2023

We've hit Episode 50 and there are some amazing questions to celebrate! In this episode, we'll be exploring the role of Robespierre, key turning points in Louis XVI's reign, and some interesting histo

1.49 The Trial of the King Part IV
January 31, 2023

On 21 January 1793, Louis XVI was executed by the French Republic. How did the King live his final hours? What preparations were made to ensure the King could not escape? What impact did this monument

1.48 The Trial of the King Part III
January 16, 2023

With problems besetting the young republic, the Convention had to end the contentious trial of Louis XVI. How would the trial proceed? Who would determine the King's guilt and punishment? When would t

1.47 The Trial of the King Part II
December 24, 2022

As the deputies proceed with the King's trial, a radical proposal upends the proceedings. Leading Girondins suggest "the appeal to the people", a national referendum to determine the King's fate. Reje

1.46 The Trial of the King Part I
November 24, 2022

With the republic declared and foreign armies pushed back beyond the frontiers, the National Convention had no choice but to turn its attention to justice. Should the King be tried? Could he even be t

1.45 First Republic, Then Dictatorship?
October 24, 2022

The new national legislature descends into factional chaos. Fears of tyranny dominate the Convention, and a schism in the Jacobin Club rocks the revolution across the entire nation. Amongst the quarre

Interview Episode - Russian Rulers History Podcast & Catherine the Great
September 16, 2022

Catherine the Great is one of the most intriguing and consequential monarchs of the 18th century. Mark Schauss from the Russian Rulers History Podcast joins me for a wide-ranging interview on Catherin

Crossover Episode: History Daily
August 29, 2022

In this crossover episode we examine another great history podcast called History Daily. Every weekday, host Lindsay Graham takes you back in time to explore a momentous event that happened on this d