Episode 96

Charles II with Charles Spencer

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This week’s guest is Charles Spencer talking Charles II – his escape from the clutches of Parliamentarian forces, his early life during the Civil War and his life in exile. Charles goes on to talk about Charles’ reign, and Prince Rupert of the Rhine.

Charles is also started a podcast with Richard Coles and Cat Jarman, so we chat about that briefly.

Plenty more great guests and subjects coming up so please do subscribe.

Charles Spencer Links

To Catch A King: Charles II’s Great Escape

Blenheim: Battle for Europe

Prince Rupert: The Last Cavalier

Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I

The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream

The Rabbit Hole Detectives

Ollie Links

Sticky Wicket: From Bodyline to Bairstow – Aspects of History

Ollie on Twitter