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Welcome! I’m Lucy Worsley, by day Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, and by night a writer of history books.
My most recent book is A Very British Murder, the history of how the British have enjoyed crime, and it builds on my BBC Four series of the same title that was shown in January. My next series, The First Georgians, will be on in April, and you can read more about the topic in my book The Courtiers.
Thanks for visiting, do come on in & look around, and I hope to meet you in the flesh at one of my talks some day!
Home page photo by Tim Stubbings.
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How well do you know your Thomas Wolsey from your Thomas Cromwell, and your Thomas Cranmer from your Thomas More? To find out, take my Tudor test…answers below, along with my assessment of your performance. Question One: An easy one, to warm up. Complete the rhyme: Divorced, Beheaded, Died Divorced, Beheaded … a. Bee-hived b. Alive
The other night I invited to the Radio Times Covers Party in the ballroom at Claridges. What is a Covers Party, you ask? Well, anyone who has been on the cover of the Radio Times in the past year is invited and is given a special framed copy of that week’s magazine. And that’s it.
Oh! How much more productive I would be if I didn’t waste so much time reading productivity and time management blogs. You know, the ones with posts listing ‘killer tips’ and recommendations that you keep a time log? The ones that command you to chart your ‘energy’, use the Pomodoro technique, go to bed earlier,