Chris Skidmore

Chris Skidmore
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Chris Skidmore was born in Bristol, England in 1981. He is the author of Edward VI: The Lost King of England and Death and the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I and the Dark Scandal That Rocked the Throne. He taught history at Bristol University is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In 2010 he was elected as a British Member of Parliament.


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The Rise of the Tudors

Chris Skidmore
St. Martin's Press

On the morning of August 22, 1485, in fields several miles from Bosworth, two armies faced each other, ready for battle. The might of Richard III's army was...


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Death and the Virgin Queen

Chris Skidmore
St. Martin's Griffin

In the tradition of Alison Weir’s New York Times bestselling Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley, comes the most sensational crime story of...


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Edward VI

Chris Skidmore
St. Martin's Griffin

In his desperate quest for an heir, King Henry VIII divorced one wife and beheaded another. The birth of Prince Edward on October 12, 1537, ended his father’s...


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