New College of the Humanities

Marisa Linton

Marisa Linton explains how Jacques-Pierre Brissot helped to initiate the French revolutionary wars, as he and Robespierre debated whether conflict with Austria should be a ‘crusade for universal liberty’.

The embodiment of the youthful revolutionary, Louis-Antoine de Saint-Just was devoured by the Terror he helped unleash.

Old Talley’ as the English called him, was one of the most astute statesmen that Europe has ever known. For nearly sixty years he was at the centre...

Marisa Linton reviews the life and career of one of the most vilified men in history.

The two leading figures of the French Revolution who remain best known today are at opposite ends of the spectrum, Marie Antoinette and Robespierre...