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Author: Geoffroy de Villehardouin Narrator: John Franklyn-Robbins Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2016 ISBN: 9781440797774
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Statesman and soldier Geoffroy de Villehardouin played a leading role in the Fourth Crusade of the 13th century. Medieval knights were led to believe that they could battle their way to Heaven on a road paved by earthly plunder and Christian blood. Villehardouin's first-hand account provides insight into the noble and barbaric motivations of the crusaders in one of the most famous of religious and military campaigns. Download and start listening now!

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About the Narrator

John Franklyn-Robbins (1924–2009) was an English character actor of stage and screen. A prolific Shakespearean actor, he trained at RADA and proceeded to work at the Manchester Library Theatre and the Bristol Old Vic early in his career. He played a diverse number of roles ranging from Ariel in The Tempest to Macduff in Macbeth. His prestigious stage career included stints in both the West End and Broadway. He also worked for both the BBC and ITV in their early formative years and went on to appear in such classic television series as The Avengers, The Baron, Z-Cars, Callan, I, Claudius, Doctor Who and Star Trek: The Next Generation.