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Kings and Queens Weekend 2019: Clare Jackson

Clare Jackson will be speaking about 'Charles II, Scotland and Newmarket' at our Kings and Queens Weekend in March 2019

BBC History Magazine's Kings and Queens Weekend, March 2019
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Talk: Charles II, Scotland and Newmarket


Clare Jackson, author of the Penguin Monarchs biography of Charles II, chronicles the Merrie Monarch’s rollercoaster of a life – from his flight from parliamentarian forces to his triumphant Restoration. She also considers the difficulties she encountered writing a new life of this colourful king.

Clare Jackson will talk on Charles II

Clare Jackson is Senior Tutor of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University. The author of Charles II: The Star King (2016), Clare also presented the BBC2 series The Stuarts, and its sequel, The Stuarts in Exile, now available as a five-film box-set.

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