ST. JAMES'S PARK
Death of a King: The Path to Execution
"Brilliantly written, it weaves you into its story and you are spellbound, watching the decline, fall and execution of the King - and you can’t do anything to stop it. Be a real life witness to history as it happened with Charles Spencer as your guide." - Professor Kate Williams, CNN royal historian, NYT bestselling author England’s Mistress: The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton.
A WALKING TOUR
THROUGH ST. JAMES'S PARK
It is the 30th of January 1649. In an extraordinary moment in English history, the King has been sentenced to death. Escorted by a regiment of 1200 men, King Charles I is paraded from St. James’s Palace, through St. James’s Park and onto Whitehall, where his executioner awaits.
Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King as you learn about the events that ultimately led to this remarkable renunciation of the Divine Right of Kings. Stand witness to his final words as the axe falls.
Step Inside the Story of Death of a King: The Path to Execution.