A revolutionary slice-of-life biography of one of England's most fascinating monarchs
Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is a historian, author, broadcaster and award-winning academic. She is Senior Lecturer and Convenor for History at New College of the Humanities.
Suzannah is the author of 1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII (Lion Hudson, 2009) and A Visitor's Companion to Tudor England (Ebury, 2012). Suzannah is also the co-author of Henry VIII: 500 Facts (HRP, 2009), and co-editor of Henry VIII and the Court: Art, Politics and Performance (Ashgate, forthcoming February 2013).
Suzannah's TV work includes: presenting Bloody Tales of the Tower (NatGeo), The Book Show (Sky Arts), Secret Lives (History, Canada) and Inside the World of Henry VIII (History, UK). As a royal historian, she commentated live from a studio at Buckingham Palace on the Royal Wedding for CTV. She regularly appears on Time Team (Season 20, Channel 4) and Sky News Sunrise reviewing the papers. A second series of Bloody Tales for NatGeo and a history programme for BBC4 have been commissioned for 2013.
Suzannah has a double first in BA History and M.St. in Historical Research from Lincoln College, Oxford and D.Phil. in History from Balliol College, Oxford, where she was a Jowett Senior Scholar. Her previous positions include Royal Historical Society Marshall Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research and Research Curator at Hampton Court Palace.
Suzannah continues to hold a post as Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of East Anglia. She is a consultant to Historic Royal Palaces and on their Research Strategy Board.