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This Is History – The Iron King

10:30 AM GMT+1 on May 26, 2024

    This Is History - The Iron King - The ever popular mediaeval series This is History has launched a new spin-off, transporting you to the 12th and 13th century at the tyrannical and murderous rule of Philip IV of France (also known as Philip the Fair.)

    Despite his name, Philip the Fair was anything but. He tortured his own people, he rinsed the country out of a lot of its own wealth and stopped at nothing to gain more land and power. Historian and author Danièle Cybulskie unpacks his life over six punchy immersive episodes.

    “Philip’s reign is a wild ride through war, intrigue, sex scandals, mass expulsions and even a pope getting slapped in the face,” says Cybulskie.

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