Entries by Catherine Curzon

Off with their heads! 5 French Revolution executions that changed history

“Louis must die so that the nation may live.” Maximilien Robespierre When revolution swept through France in the final decade of the eighteenth century, the landscape of the nation changed forever. The guillotine loomed large over Paris, its blade thundering down on necks both aristocratic and peasant with equal violence and by the time the […]