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🎧 INDIA’S JOAN OF ARC: THE INDIAN MUTINY AND ITS HEROINE, THE RANI OF JHANSI

Audio from Chalke Valley History Festival 2016.
In 1857, the Indian army mutinied and spread terror across the sub-continent, massacring men, women and children of the Raj. One of its leaders was a charismatic queen whose rebellion seemed justified by her tragic life. James Heneage tells her remarkable story, and the story of the Mutiny, the worst of Imperial crises.

James Heneage’s video preview for the weekend

Co-founder of Chalke Valley History Festival, James Heneage, looks ahead to the action-packed weekend at this year’s festival, picking out some of the most eye-catching highlights from the extensive programme of speakers and Living History displays.

 

Interview with James Heneage

James Heneage, co-founder of the Chalke Valley History Festival, shares with John E Fry his highlights of CVHF13, the secrets behind its unprecedented success and the plans for next year’s festival.

James Heneage speaking at CVHF13