Linda Porter at Chiddingstone Literary Festival

Linda Porter at Chiddingstone Literary Festival
  • Chiddingstone Castle, Hill Hoath Road, Chiddingstone, Kent, TN8 7AD
    Chiddingstone Castle
    Hill Hoath Road Chiddingstone , Kent TN8 7AD UNITED KINGDOM
  • 06/05/2018 16:00 - 06/05/2018 17:00


With today's renewed interest in the 17th century and the dramatic period of the Civil Wars, the Stuarts have emerged from the shadow of the Tudors to reclaim their place as monarchs whose lives and loves are equally worthy of attention. Three acclaimed female historians will talk about Royalist Women - Charles I's loyal queen Henrietta Maria, her three daughters, Mary, Elizabeth and Henriette Anne, and Lady Ann Fanshawe, the indefatigable wife of a royalist courtier. Leanda de Lisle is the best-selling author of White King: Charles I, Traitor, Murderer, Martyr. Lucy Moore has written Lady Fanshawe's Receipt Book: The Life and Times of a Civil War Heroine. Linda Porter's latest book is Royal Renegades: the children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars.

About Linda Porter

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.