The Resource Royal escape : in which a dare-devil king with a price on his head fools his enemies and terrifies his friends, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)

Royal escape : in which a dare-devil king with a price on his head fools his enemies and terrifies his friends, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)

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Royal escape : in which a dare-devil king with a price on his head fools his enemies and terrifies his friends
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Royal escape
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in which a dare-devil king with a price on his head fools his enemies and terrifies his friends
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Georgette Heyer
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eng
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A fascinating look into a tumultuous interlude in British history and the life of Bonnie Prince Charlie. This brilliantly entertaining novel is a fictionalization of the true story of Charles II (May 29, 1630 ? February 6, 1685), charting his daring flight to France after the Battle of Worcester, where Cromwell and his Protestant forces defeated the Catholic king. For six weeks, Charles' life was in danger as he hid in the English countryside, disguised as a servant, unable to find a way across heavily guarded borders. His loyal courtiers were appalled by the ease and glee with which he adopted his new humble identity, insisting on chatting and even drinking with ostlers and houseboys. Two young women were instrumental in his eventual escape and one of them became a lifelong friend of the exiled king
Summary
Dispossessed of crown and kingdom, crushed and routed at the grim Battle of Worcester, the young Charles II is forced to flee for his life. Out of the heat of battle, the outlaw King and his tiny party must journey across Cromwell's England to a Channel port and a ship bound for France. But the King, with his love for adventure, his irrepressible humour and his unmistakable looks, is no easy man to hide
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033879
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Midwest
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1902-1974
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Heyer, Georgette
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823.912
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fiction
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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adult
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Royal escape : in which a dare-devil king with a price on his head fools his enemies and terrifies his friends, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)
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MWT11433442
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online
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9781402236013
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11433442
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remote
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Royal escape : in which a dare-devil king with a price on his head fools his enemies and terrifies his friends, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433442
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402236013
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433442
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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