Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I
Publish date: 2015-01-20
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
This book does a fairly good job of doing what it sets out to do: describing the fates of the 'men who dared to execute Charles I'. If that wasn't exactly what I was expecting, despite the fact that it states it right there on the cover, the deficiency is clearly mine. I picked up this book to expan...
This is the story of what happened to the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, who were known as the Regicides. About a quarter of them died between the time of that execution in 1649 and the restoration of Charles II in 1660. Some died of natural causes, like Oliver Cromwell, while oth...
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley. To change any portrait of Charles I of England to a saint’s image, simply add a halo. From the removal of centuries it is impossible for anyone in know to separate that portrait from the tragic ending. Charles I always seems about to weep or shake his...