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Royal Escape
by Georgette Heyer


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A fascinating look into a tumultuous interlude in British history and the life of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

This brilliantly entertaining novel is a fictionalization of the true story of Charles II (May 29, 1630 ?  Read more...


 
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Overview

A fascinating look into a tumultuous interlude in British history and the life of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

This brilliantly entertaining novel is a fictionalization of the true story of Charles II (May 29, 1630 ? February 6, 1685), charting his daring flight to France after the Battle of Worcester, where Cromwell and his Protestant forces defeated the Catholic king. For six weeks, Charles' life was in danger as he hid in the English countryside, disguised as a servant, unable to find a way across heavily guarded borders. His loyal courtiers were appalled by the ease and glee with which he adopted his new humble identity, insisting on chatting and even drinking with ostlers and houseboys. Two young women were instrumental in his eventual escape and one of them became a lifelong friend of the exiled king.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781402210761
  • ISBN-10: 1402210760
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
  • Publish Date: June 2008
  • Page Count: 453
  • Dimensions: 8.13 x 6.54 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.09 pounds


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