MAP#31 – Mad Monarchs of the Middle Ages

Charles the Mad | Medieval Archives PodcastThe Middle Ages conjures images of wise, warrior Kings and beautiful Queens. Well this episode we are going to shatter that image! Get ready to dive into the crazy world of insane kings and diabolical madmen. Years of inbreeding the royal blood is bound to have an effect sooner or later. We’ll investigate kings, queens and counts that went bat crazy during their reigns. Thanks for listening and subscribing to the podcast.

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In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The King who thought he was made of glass
  • The Queen who embraced her died husband nightly
  • The crusading Prince who tortured and displayed his victims
  • The insane King who laughed and sang while a battle was raging
  • And more…

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