French connection
TV & Satellite Week|November 20, 2021
Joe Sugg finds links to France and the Great Fire of London
CAREN CLARK, HANNAH DAVIES, SEAN MARLAND, RICHARD MCCLURE

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Who Do You Think You Are? Tuesday, BBC1 HD, 9pm

Joe Sugg uncovered a story of extraordinary courage in the face of religious persecution when he learnt about his French ancestors for this week’s Who Do You Think You Are?

The YouTuber discovered that in the mid-18th century, his maternal seven-times great-grandparents Jean and Marie Sorel were Protestant Huguenots who were banned from practising their faith in Catholic France and forbidden from leaving the country on pain of death.

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