1000 Years of Annoying the French (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 768
Forlag: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780552779937
Omtale: 1000 Years of Annoying the French
This is a new updated edition. Was the Battle of Hastings a French victory? Non! William the Conqueror was Norman and hated the French. Were the Brits really responsible for the death of Joan of Arc? Non! The French sentenced her to death for wearing trousers. Did the French write "God Save the Queen"? Non! But that's what they claim. Ten centuries' worth of French historical 'facts' bite the dust as Stephen Clarke looks at what has really been going on since 1066...It features new annoyances - both historical and recent - inflicted on the French, including Napoleon's "banned" chamber pot, Louis XIV's painful operation, Anglo-French jibes during the 2012 London Olympics, French niggles about William and Kate's royal wedding, and much more ...

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