The Escape of Charles II: After the Battle of Worcester (History and Politics)

 
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Regarded by many as one of the best stories in British history, Charles II''s escape after the battle of Worcester is retold by Richard Ollard. The account covers th e six week period during which the King was on the run. '

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Richard Ollard is the author of several books, including The Image of the King: Charles I and Charles II and Pepys: a biography.

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'A fascinating story. Mr Ollard has told it with admirable verve; he has drawn on innumerable sources; and he possesses a wry, detached humour, worthy of his principal subject' - Financial Times; 'Mr Ollard's fresh, compact and scholarly version is easily the best...' - J.P. Kenyon, Observer

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