Veronica from Passed podcast joins us for our second foray into the regents of Charles VI. This time, we're covering his two remaining uncles. Veronica will cover Louis II, Duke of Bourbon (the nice uncle) while Ben covers John, Duke of Berry (the fun uncle). Which of them will Eliza deem to be the superior regent?
While Bourbon looks out for his nephew's best interest and Berry throws another raucous feast, the Orléans-Burgundian rivalry rages on in the leadup to the disastrous Battle of Agincourt.
This episode features a couple snippets of 14th Century composer Guillaume de Machaut's song "Douce Dame Jolie", performed in 2009 by Annwn. Check out the full track on YouTube or Spotify!
Next time, Josh from Grand Dukes of the West will be returning, this time to cover Philip of Burgundy's son John the Fearless. Meanwhile Ben will be covering Count Bernard VII of Armagnac, the infamous leader of the anti-Burgundian army raised in the French civil war.
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