Dan Jones
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Dan Jones

Dan Jones is a historian, broadcaster and award-winning journalist. His books, including The Plantagenets, Magna Carta, The Templars and The Colour of Time, have sold more than one million copies worldwide. He has written and hosted dozens of TV shows including the acclaimed Netflix/Channel 5 series 'Secrets of Great British Castles'. For ten years Dan wrote a weekly column for the London Evening Standard and his writing has also appeared in newspapers and magazines including The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, GQ and The Spectator.

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Best Sellers

    • The Hollow Crown

    • The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    The Hollow Crown completes Dan Jones' epic history of medieval England, and describes how the Plantagenets tore themselves apart to be finally replaced by the Tudors....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More unbelievable then Game of Thrones!!

    • By Foxhole on 28-01-19
    • The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 31-07-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 185 ratings

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England

    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 22 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 92

    This brilliant new audiobook explores the lives of eight generations of the greatest kings and queens that this country has ever seen, and the worst. The Plantagenets - their story is the story of Britain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and well read

    • By tombanx on 13-06-19

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Templars

    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 908
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 814
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817

    The Knights Templar were the wealthiest, most powerful - and most secretive - of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very engaging account of the Templar's history.

    • By Simon B on 20-12-17

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Summer of Blood: The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381

    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Revolt and upheaval in medieval Britain by a brilliant new narrative historian, Summer of Blood breaks new ground in its portrayal of the personalities and politics of the bloody days of June 1381....

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter

    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dan Jones
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    By the summer of 1215, King John of England had lost control of his kingdom....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Recommended

    • By Lord Peridot on 02-06-16

    Regular price: £10.39

    • Crusaders

    • By: Dan Jones
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dan Jones, best-selling chronicler of the Middle Ages, turns his attention to the history of the Crusades - the sequence of religious wars fought between the late 11th century and late medieval periods....

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Realm Divided

    • A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England
    • By: Dan Jones
    • Narrated by: Dugald Bruce Lockhart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Weakened by the loss of Normandy, King John faced insurrection by his disgruntled barons....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Half a book

    • By Jim on 06-06-16

    Regular price: £18.79

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