Was 1789 All Due To Wheat Ergot?

"The Storming of the Bastille", Visi...

“The Storming of the Bastille”, Visible in the center is the arrest of Bernard René Jourdan, marquis de Launay (1740-1789), Watercolor painting; 37,8 x 50,5 cm Español: “Toma de la Bastilla”, En el centro se apreciaba el aresto del marqués de Launay Português: A “Tomada da Bastilha”, no centro se vê a prisão de Jourdan de René de Bernard, marquês de Laundry (1740-1789). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One of the key triggers of the French Revolution, celebrated in history, was bread, or a lack of it; but asks Mike Alexander, might a common fungus have had something to do with it?

via Was 1789 All Due To Wheat Ergot? | FrenchNewsOnline.

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