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Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee (born 1941) is a British writer, historian and broadcaster. A former BBC defence and foreign affairs correspondent and Quatercentenary Fellow in Contemporary History and sometime Gomes lecturer at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he is author or editor of 26 books and is the originator and writer of the BBC Radio 4 trilogy This Sceptred Isle, which recounts the history of Britain from the Romans to the death of Queen Victoria, the 20th century and the British Empire. His recent books include the three accompanying volumes of This Sceptred Isle. In 2011 he published a single-volume abridgment of Winston Churchill's four-volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples.



Christopher Lee
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

1603 was the year that Queen Elizabeth I, the last of the Tudors, died. Her cousin, Robert Carey, immediately rode like a demon to Scotland to take the news to James VI. The cataclysmic...

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