Sicilian Vespers, Part II: The Massacre and the War of the Vespers

32m · September 18, 2021

Sicilian Vespers, Part II: The Massacre and the War of the Vespers

(Josh) Manfred of House Hohenstaufen is dead; Charles of Anjou, in the name of the papacy, has claimed Sicily and awaits coronation. Across the Ionian and Aegean Seas, Michael Palaeologus looks to the Latin West and waits. In Germany, Conradin, son of the last "rightful" king of Sicily, desires to seize his own claim to the throne. And the House of Aragon begins to stir and look towards Sicily with its own ambitions. This week on Footnoting History, the thrilling conclusion to our saga of the Sicilian Vespers which sees 4000 Frenchmen dead.    Click here for tips for  Or here to buy some  We are now on  checked by members of our team! And you can find out how to support us through our 

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