The subtitle of leanda de lisles the white king calls the monarch a traitor murderer and martyr but upon completion of the book i have come away with the impression that the only fitting descriptor used is martyr the other titles seem far too subjective for this oft misunderstood king. Leanda de lisle attempts to answer these questions among others in the white king charles i traitor murderer martyr readers expecting a simple biography of charles i or a portrait of the times will be sorely dis more flag 8 likes like see review oct 17 2018 charles rated it really liked it as with nicholas ii the last . The white king charles i traitor murderer martyr by leanda de lisle certainly has quite a provocative titlecharles i remains a very polarising figure in much the same manner as his contemporary oliver cromwell and the labels of traitor and murderer will undoubtedly ruffle feathers of the more staunch monarchists out there. The white king is a detailed biography of king charles i it takes the reader from charles is youth all the way through to his execution and legacy condemned as a traitor and murderer he was also heralded as a martyr his reign destined to sow the seeds of democracy across britain and the new world the white king charles i traitor . White king charles i traitor murderer martyr charles i who ruled britain from 1625 until his execution on 30 january 1649 at the end of the civil war has generally been portrayed as a martyr
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