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    • King Arthur: A Life from Beginning to End

    • Royalty Biography, Book 4
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dating back to the fifth century, the legend of King Arthur, his Queen Guinevere, and the Knights of the Round Table is an integral part of British national mythology. From its beginning as a few lines of Latin text written in a sixth-century monk’s hand, Arthurian legend has blossomed over the years into a unique universe built on the real foundations of Britain’s Dark Ages and the principles of ancient chivalry. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Richard the Lionheart: A Life from Beginning to End

    • Royalty Biography, Book 8
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You might have heard of King Richard the Lionhearted, the “good king” in the tales of Robin Hood. But what do you really know about this 12th-century ruler of England? Do you know why he left England, or why he was taken prisoner by another sovereign as he tried to return? In this audiobook, you’ll learn the actual story of King Richard, a king who may not have been exactly "good", but was certainly brave, charismatic, and dashing - a historical character with a story to remember.

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    • No better than Wikipedia

    • By Reademandweep on 06-21-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Charles Darwin: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook takes a closer look at who Charles Darwin was, how he lived his everyday life and how influential he became; not just in his own day but into the modern world as well. Find out what interested his incredible mind and how Darwin presented his theories to a yet unsuspecting world. From beetles to butterflies, coral reefs and tropical islands, from apes to humans, learn how Charles Darwin's evidence speaks even to the world today.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Wars of the Roses: A History from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Wars of the Roses were a series of civil wars in England fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York between 1455 and 1485. As family feuds go, the Wars of the Roses were historically significant in changing the trajectory of power in England. This audiobook tells the compelling story of this tumultuous period in English history in succinct yet informative detail that is both educational and entertaining.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • English Civil War: A History from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1642, King Charles I and the elected Parliament of England went to war over the future of the Stuart kingdom. Over the next nine years, three civil wars would be fought, devastating the populations of England, Scotland, and Ireland. With the authority of the monarchy, the freedom of Parliament, and the power of religion at stake, the English Civil Wars decided the future of Great Britain and influenced the future of politics around the world.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Oliver Cromwell: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the most controversial figures in British history, Oliver Cromwell entered the world as an insignificant member of the English gentry and left it as the all-powerful Lord Protector of the entirety of England, Scotland, and Ireland. A radical Puritan, Cromwell believed that his meteoric rise through the ranks of the English military and parliament was an expression of God's will. 

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Ivan the Terrible: A Life From Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Just what was so terrible about Ivan the Terrible? Most of us are familiar with this infamous nickname, but most fall short of being able to describe how he received such an ominous moniker. Maybe you’ve heard the stories of how Ivan killed his own son, poisoned his wives, and waged war on his neighbors, but these anecdotes are just minor details in the scheme of this man’s complicated life.  

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Queen Victoria

    • A Life from Beginning to End
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Queen of Great Britain and Ireland for 63 years, Queen Victoria’s life was one of magnificent proportions. Victoria’s childhood was difficult and lonely, but from the time she took the throne aged just 18, she blossomed into a powerful woman, both frivolous and formidable. In her later years, Victoria struggled to find balance between her wish to live a very private life as a widow and her duty to live the very public life of a queen and later empress.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Sherlock Holmes and the Sword of Osman

    • By: Tim Symonds
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's 1906. Far from England, the Ottoman Empire ruled by the despotic Sultan Abd-ul-Hamid 11 is on the verge of imploding. Rival Great Powers, especially Kaiser Wilhelm's Germany, sit watching like crows on a fence, ready to rush in to carve up the vast territories, menacing England's vital overland routes to her Indian possessions. At his medical practice in London's Marylebone, Watson receives a mystifying telegram. It's from Holmes.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • William Shakespeare: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Shakespeare is one of the most recognizable names in the world. Regardless of country, language, age, or gender, people are familiar with the Bard’s work and his contributions to literature, theater, art, and music. His genius was so evident that he became famous and respected throughout England in his own lifetime, eventually earning the attention and patronage of the king himself.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • George Stephenson: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: William Irvine
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    George Stephenson is one of the world’s most famous engineers. His pioneering work on steam-powered locomotion would supercharge the industrial revolution in the United Kingdom and help bring about the heyday of the British Empire. 

    Regular price: $6.95