History Remade: The Children’s Crusade

How are we to know when legend has been taken as history?

A German documentary series called Fairy Tales Exposed: Facts Behind the Fiction looks at popular fairy stories and investigates their origins. One of those stories is The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

I have always believed that this story was inspired by the Children’s Crusade, so I expected the documentary to either…

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Pauline Montagna

Pauline Montagna

Writer and Self-Publisher. Author of The Slave, Suburban Terrors and Not Wisely but Too Well. You’ll find my books on Smashwords and me on Facebook and Twitter.