Kevin Sharpe is professor of Renaissance studies and director of the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. He is author of The Personal Rule of Charles I and Reading Revolutions, both published by Yale University Press.
Winner of the 2011 Historians of British Art Book Prize in the
British Art Pre-1800 category sponsored by the Historians of
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