With the help of commentary, archive images and expert contributions, ''Secrets d'histoire'' clarifies the life and the sometimes surprising background of a character that left a mark on History.

Presented by: Stéphane Bern.
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Sun 24/1117:29
Episode 53/67
Lucrezia Borgia, a woman in the Vatican Often described as a monster synonymous with perversity and excess, for half her life Lucrezia Borgia was the dazzling Duchess of Ferrara in northern Italy. What's her legend based on? Was she in fact the first victim of her family? Presenter: Stéphane Bern.
Sun 01/1217:44
Episode 54/67
Blanche of Castile: A queen mother with character Blanche of Castile was not just a pious regent steeped in religion even if she was obsessed with the eternal salvation of her crowned son, King Louis IX, who became Saint Louis. A woman with an extraordinary personality, she dominated the 13th century through her character and courage. Presenter: Stéphane Bern.