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    • The Kent Castles

    • The First Line of Defence
    • By: Stephanie Forward
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Ryder
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Throughout the centuries, the castles of Dover, Deal and Walmer, in Kent, have been of prime strategic importance to England, protecting the south-east tip of the country from invasion. This is an authoritative account of their British importance and includes fascinating stories of historical characters associated with them, from King Henry VIII through to the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

    Regular price: $2.74

    • Blenheim Palace

    • The Churchills and Their Palace
    • By: Stephanie Forward
    • Narrated by: Robert Hardy
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Blenheim Palace was built to reward and celebrate the achievements of John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, who won a hugely significant victory against the armies of France and Bavaria on 13 August, 1704. The battle took place near Blindheim, or Blenheim, a little village on the north bank of the Danube, in Bavaria.

    Regular price: $2.74