François Bonivard (1493-1570), myth and history
Nov 7, 2017 - Nov 28, 2017 / Lausanne
History classes with historian Anne Noschis, organised by Connaissance 3 University for mature students. “The Prisoner of Chillon” is a poem written by Lord Byron in Ouchy in the summer of 1816. In it, the English writer depicts a fictional character who would go on to become an emblem of Romanticism. But who was the real captive chained up in the Chillon Castle crypt?