Who are the Hartlepudlian Monkey Hangers?

Ridiculous History

By iHeartRadio

Who are the Hartlepudlian Monkey Hangers?

Thursday, 20 September

Years ago, if you wanted to start a fight in Hartlepool in north eastern England, all you'd have to do is start calling people 'monkey hangers'. But why? Join the guys as they explore how the Napoleonic War, a terrified village and one incredibly unlucky monkey collided -- allegedly -- in one of the most ridiculous events of its time.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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