Christopher Lee





Christopher Lee


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
May 27, 1922

Died
June 07, 2015

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Christopher Lee is a British writer, historian and broadcaster, best-known for writing the radio documentary series This Sceptred Isle for the BBC, which recounts the history of Britain from the Romans to the death of Queen Victoria, the 20th century and the British Empire.

Lee's career began as a defence and foreign affairs correspondent for the BBC. Leaving his career in journalism for academia, Lee was the first Quatercentenary Fellow in Contemporary History and Gomes Lecturer in Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He is currently researching the history of ideas at Birkbeck College in the University of London.

His recent books include the three accompanying volumes of This Sceptred Isle. In 2003 was published 1603, the history of the death of El
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1603: The Death of Queen El...

3.39 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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This Sceptred Isle: 55 BC -...

3.77 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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This Sceptred Isle: Vol 1: ...

3.91 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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This Sceptred Isle: Vol 2: ...

3.77 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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This Sceptred Isle: Vol 3: ...

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This Sceptred Isle: Vol 4: ...

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This Sceptred Isle: Twentie...

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This Sceptred Isle: The Mak...

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This Sceptred Isle: Empire:...

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“I learned early that the one truly international quality among people of all races is xenophobia.”
Christopher Lee, Lord of Misrule

“She was a classic beauty. She looked like a coin, so it was only natural for her to circulate.”
Christopher Lee, Lord of Misrule

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