Monarchy Vs. Republic
In conversation with Toby Mundy
Sunday 25th September, 1.30-2.30pm
Baillie Gifford Big Tent
It is often forgotten that Britain was a Republic for around ten years after the regicide of Charles I when it was ruled by Oliver Cromwell, known as The Lord Protecter.
Fresh from the research of his latest novel, Act of Oblivion, master storyteller Robert Harris offers his take on the Interregnum, revealing the lesser known story of the greatest manhunt of the seventeenth century and what lessons can - and should - be learned from the short-lived period in which Britain overturned its monarchy.
In conversation with Toby Mundy.
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