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    • Killers of the King

    • The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I
    • By: Charles Spencer
    • Narrated by: Tim Bruce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 116

    January, 1649. After seven years of fighting in the bloodiest war in Britain’s history, Parliament had overpowered King Charles I and now faced a problem: what to do with a defeated king, a king who refused to surrender? Parliamentarians resolved to do the unthinkable, to disregard the Divine Right of Kings and hold Charles I to account for the appalling suffering and slaughter endured by his people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Vengeance Of The King

    • By Mike From Mesa on 12-25-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Blenheim

    • Battle for Europe
    • By: Charles Spencer
    • Narrated by: Charles Spenser
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    By the summer of 1704, Louis XIV's vast armies dominated Europe. France defeated every alliance formed against her and Louis was poised to extend his frontier to the Rhine and install a French prince on the throne of Spain. Two men saved Europe from French military domination: the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy. Marlborough masterminded a brilliant campaign, working with Eugene to surprise the French invaders inside Germany.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating bit of history, succinctly told

    • By Red Jem on 03-20-12

    Regular price: $15.88

    • To Catch a King: Charles II's Great Escape

    • By: Charles Spencer
    • Narrated by: Richard Trinder
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Guided by its various twists and turns, To Catch a King tells the story the manhunt for Charles II following the rebellion that spurred his father's beheading in 1649. This pause-resisting sequel to Killers of the King tells an old story with new eyes, challenging our polarised notions of royalism, nationalism and loyalty.

    Regular price: $13.85