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Old Rowley: A Private Life Of Charles II

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This is the story of the life of Charles II, England's favourite king, of his exile, his triumphant return and the golden years of his reign.

We meet the king, attending affairs of state, with ladies at either arm; we go 'wenching' with his courtiers; excitedly follow him, disguised, working in servants' halls up and down the land, and hiding in the famous oak tree. And mee
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Published by Arrow (first published January 1933)
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Edwin  Klemm
I read a story some years ago about Cromwell, in fact called Oliver Cromwell, by Sir Charles Firth and both of these Novels are the same. They both took apart the very minute life's of not only King Charles, both father and son but also Cromwell himself. If they were true, and I'm sure they are in there own way, they make for very interesting reading. They give us a glimpse into the way that people lived back then and the most important people of the times. Not only was Charles II talked about ...more
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Dennis Yates Wheatley (8 January 1897 – 10 November 1977) [Born: Dennis Yeats Wheatley] was an English author. His prolific output of stylish thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling authors in the 1950s and 1960s.

His first book, Three Inquisitive People, was not immediately published; but his first published novel, The Forbidden Territory, was an immediate success when
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