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.
This International Women's Day, we're celebrating these twelve fascinating, groundbreaking and often overlooked females who left their mark on history.
On the anniversary of the execution of King Charles I, Linda Porter, author of Royal Renegades, describes how the doomed monarch spent his final hours.
We introduce the main protagonists of Linda Porter’s Royal Renegades, the six heirs of the doomed king, Charles I.
From forgotten royals to revolutions, here’s our pick of the best new history books coming out this Autumn.
The 1649 execution of Charles I demonstrates the astonishing dissenting power of Parliament in their successful plot to overthrow the monarchy. Steven Gale talks to Charles Spencer (To Catch A King...
Sign up to the Pan Macmillan newsletter for great extra content and free extracts.