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 thats 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 … Featuring new annoyances – both historical and recent – inflicted on the French, including Napoleons “banned” chamber pot, Louis XIVs painful operation, Anglo-French jibes during the 2012 London Olympics, French niggles about William and Kates royal wedding, and much more …

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07/05/2015