best of British historians

by kbohachef | created - 26 May 2016 | updated - 26 May 2016 | Public

1. Dan Jones

Writer | Elizabeth I

Dan Jones is known for his work on Elizabeth I (2017), The Real War of Thrones (2017) and Secrets of Great British Castles (2015).

2. Suzannah Lipscomb

Actress | Witchcraft

Suzannah Lipscomb was born in 1978 in Surrey, England as Suzannah Rebecca Gabriella Lipscomb. She is a writer and actress, known for Witchcraft (1992), The House of Eliott (1991) and Elizabeth I (2017).

4. David Starkey

Director | Beyond the Walls: In Search of the Celts

David Starkey was born on January 3, 1945 in Kendal, England as David Robert Starkey. He is a writer and director, known for Beyond the Walls: In Search of the Celts (2018), Rome: The World's First Superpower (2014) and Beyond the Walls: In Search of the Celts (2018).

5. Robert Bartlett


Robert Bartlett is known for his work on 1066: The Battle for Middle Earth (2009), Britain's Most Historic Towns (2018) and The Normans (2010).

6. Lucy Worsley

Writer | A Very British Romance

Lucy Worsley was born on December 18, 1973 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is a writer, known for A Very British Romance (2015), Our Food (2012) and Ceramics: A Fragile History (2011). She has been married to Mark Hines since 2011.

7. Kate Williams

Self | Restoration Home

Kate Williams is an author, historian and television presenter. She is known for her books 'England's Mistress', 'Becoming Queen', 'Josephine: Desire, Ambition, Napoleon', 'Young Elizabeth: The Making of Our Queen', and more.

She was a guest expert in Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb's BBC4 'Hidden Killers of ...

10. Terry Jones

Writer | Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Terry Jones was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales. His father was a bank clerk, mother - mistress of the house. He has an older brother, Nigel Jones (1940-). He studied at St. Edmund Hall College, Oxford University. In 1965, with his friend Michael Palin, he made The Late Show (1966) for television, ...

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