50. THE LAST CAVALIER: PRINCE RUPERT OF THE RHINE

Hiscox Tent, Thu 27th June 18:30 - 19:30 (60 mins)

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Described as ‘half man, half devil’ by the Parliamentarians, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Charles I’s nephew and commander of the Royalist forces in exile, was truly a man of two halves. Although nicknamed Prince Robber and renowned as a brutal general, dashing cavalier and Royalist pirate, Charles Spencer will reveal the hidden side of Prince Rupert. He was a scientist, classical scholar and respected statesman too: a true Renaissance prince.