Napoleon and Hitler investigated in a new TV programme – Private Lives

TV historian Tony McMahon appears on Private Lives presented by Tracy Borman and investigating Napoleon, Hitler and Princess Margaret

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Was George III really a tyrant – as the US constitution claims?

If you’ve read the US constitution then you’ll know that American colonists wanted to free themselves from this dreadful tyrant called George III. He was an absolutist monarch who imposed dreadful taxes without asking the people first. But…is the truth a bit different? Indulge me for a moment. George III was actually quite different to…