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Philip Yorke

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Philip Yorke has a passion for history, particularly the period of the English Civil Wars and the Commonwealth and Protectorate (1642-60).
Rebellion and Redemption are the first instalments in the five-novel Hacker Chronicles series. They tell the remarkable story of the life of Francis Hacker, an officer in the Parliamentarian army and a friend and confidante to Oliver Cromwell.
Philip is currently researching and writing Regicide, the third part of the series.
He lives in Leicestershire, England, with his wife and children.

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Let's face it, Rupert, nephew to King Charles the First and one of the most feared commanders of the English Civil War period, had an X Factor unrivalled by his peers. 

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