What today needs is some historically accurate Christmas carols

Have you ever thought, "I like Christmas music, but is any of that stuff true?" Well, Horrible Histories has answered that question for you. In song.


The best part of these re-written-for-accuracy carols is that Horrible Histories was, at least nominally, a kids' show. I know that if this had existed when I was younger, I would have spent every holiday correcting everyone while going caroling. There's no way there aren't little know-it-alls doing that as we speak.

The above carol is a corrected "Good King Wenceslas." Below, see why "Silent Night" is a giant lie. Plus the German history of "O, Christmas Tree."

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Isn't Silent Night about the night of the birth of Christ, not Christmas celebrations in the Middle Ages?