Richard Rex is Director of Studies in History at Queens' College, Cambridge. He has written and researched extensively on Tudor England and his other books include The Tudors (also published by Tempus), Henry VIII & the English Reformation and The Lollards. He lives in Cambridge.
Author's last book, The Tudors, was critically acclaimed: 'Up-to-date, readable and reliable. The best introduction to England's most important dynasty' DAVID STARKEY; 'The story is gripping and told with enviable narrative skill... a model of popular history' THES; 'Vivid, entertaining and carrying its learning lightly, Richard Rex's The Tudors is, quite simply the best short introduction to the most formative century in English history' EAMON DUFFY; 'A lively overview... Rex is a wry commentator on the game on monarchy' THE GUARDIAN.