This Sceptred Isle, Volume 2

  • by Christopher Lee
  • Narrated by Anna Massey
  • 3 hrs and 14 mins
  • original_recording Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This is the award-winning story of Britain, from the arrival of Julius Caesar in 55 BC to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901.Christopher Lee's history of Britain provides the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped the British nation. From foreign invasions and war to economic crises and social revolution, this is a compelling journey through centuries of dramatic change. Volume 2 covers the years 1087 to 1327, a time of wars between the English and the Scots, of Crusades and of civil war. Yet in amongst the fighting lay the foundations of the modern state: the Magna Carta and the calling of the first parliament.


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Very good

I really enjoyed! I do like also the voices very clear, easy to understand.
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- katia

A good listen

This BBC series is both entertaining and informative. The narrator Anna Massey really brings the story to life.
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- Andyjn

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-05-2007
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited