Dan Jones
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Dan Jones

Dan Jones is a historian, broadcaster and award-winning journalist. His internationally bestselling works include The Plantagenets, Magna Carta and The Templars. He has written and hosted dozens of TV shows including the acclaimed Netflix/Channel 5 series 'Secrets of Great British Castles'. He writes a weekly column for the London Evening Standard and his writing also appears in newspapers and magazines including The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, GQ and The Spectator. He lives in Surrey, UK.

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    • The Wars of the Roses

    • The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,675
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,510

    The 15th century saw the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England changed hands five times as two branches of the Plantagenet dynasty fought....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous story; but need a scorecard.

    • By R. on 06-01-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Templars

    • The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 998

    In 1307, as they struggled to secure their last strongholds in the Kingdom of Jerusalem, the Templars fell afoul of the vindictive and impulsive king of France....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected

    • By Protogere on 10-30-17
    • The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 09-19-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119 ratings

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Plantagenets

    • The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,062
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      4 out of 5 stars 1,881
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,870

    The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narrative History

    • By Troy on 08-07-13
    • The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 04-18-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,062 ratings

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Magna Carta

    • The Birth of Liberty
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241

    Jones' Magna Carta follows the story of the Magna Carta's creation, its failure, and the war that subsequently engulfed England....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complicated period of history made accessible

    • By N. H. on 12-09-15
    • The Birth of Liberty
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 10-20-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 277 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Realm Divided

    • A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dugald Bruce Lockhart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Weakened by the loss of Normandy, King John faced insurrection by his disgruntled barons....

    Regular price: $19.41

    • The Hollow Crown

    • The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The Hollow Crown completes Dan Jones' epic history of medieval England, and describes how the Plantagenets tore themselves apart to be finally replaced by the Tudors....

    • The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 07-31-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $20.72

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