The guillotine is best known as a method of executing those condemned to death during the French Revolution.
The Marseillaise is one of the most memorable war songs ever written. It tells us about the hopes and fears of French soldiers in the French Revolution.
A series of wars which reconfigured nations and societies within Europe, across the Atlantic, and far beyond, culminating in the legendary Battle of Waterloo.
The fevered fight for liberté, egalité, and fraternité in France, bringing with it a spate of violent and bloody wars across Europe and sending shockwaves of fear through the British establishment.