019 – Feudal fun with the Franks

We finish off the last of th Carolingians in Italy and take a look at the feudal system they brought with them into the county.


012 – Here come the Franks

In this episode the Franks make their definitive entrance into Italy and the existence of the Lombard kingdom hangs in the balance. We take a look at how the events really went and then go back, following the story of Alessandro Manzoni’s “Adlechi” to see a juicier version of the events.