119c: A Conjunction of Church and State France in the Middle Ages and Beyond

This episode begins a series of episodes featuring Will Clark of the Grey History Podcast. Right now Will is focused on the French Revolution. The French Revolution is a key event in our series on Pius IX and the end of the secular power of the Roman Papacy. In today’s episode, Will and I will build background on the relationship between France and the Papacy that went back all the way to the very early Middle Ages.

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•This episode begins a series of episodes featuring Will Clark of the Grey History Podcast. Right now Will is focused on the French Revolution. The French Revolution is a key event in our series on Pius IX and the end of the secular power of the Roman Papacy. In today’s episode, Will and I will build background on the relationship between France and the Papacy that went back all the way to the very early Middle Ages. Make sure to check out Will’s Grey History Podcast. That’s Grey spelled with an “E”.
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