Linda Porter has a doctorate in History from the University of York, where she studied early modern English and French history under the late Professor Gwyn Williams. She was the winner of the 2004 Biographers Club/Daily Mail Prize, which helped launch her on a new career as an author. Her first book, Mary Tudor, The First Queen, was published to critical acclaim by Portrait in 2007. She is a regular contributor to BBC History Magazine and History Today. She lives in Kent.
From forgotten royals to revolutions, here’s our pick of the best new history books coming out this Autumn.
Hyde Room,York House
19:00 on 11 November 2016 - 20:00 on 11 November 2016
Linda Porter's new book Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars is the subject of her talk. It is a fascinating study, by one of our leading historical experts, of the children of Charles I and how they reacted when their calm and loving family life was shattered by the Civil War and the execution of their father.
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