'Lacey Baldwin Smith has so excellently caught the atmosphere of the Tudor age' THE OBSERVER 'Lacey Baldwin Smith is one of our finest historians' ALISON WEIR 'A faultless book' THE SPECTATOR
About the Author
Lacey Baldwin Smith is Professor Emeritus of History at Northwestern University. He has published nine critically acclaimed books including: HENRY VIII ('A supremely satisfying book' THE OBSERVER, 'Witty and brilliant' THE IRISH TIMES), ELIZABETH TUDOR: PORTRAIT OF A QUEEN, and TREASON IN TUDOR ENGLAND ('A stunning evocation of a brutal age' ALISON WEIR). The recipient of M.A. and PhD degrees from Princeton University, he has been a Fulbright Scholar, a Guggenheim Fellow, a Senior Fulbright Fellow at the University of London and a Senior Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities. He lives with his wife, Jean, in Illinois and Vermont. They have two daughters.