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Dr Suzannah Lipscomb

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is an historian, author, broadcaster and award-winning academic based at New College of the Humanities.

If you'd like to know about her academic, literary, TV/Radio and public speaking career, you can read more here.

Suzannah has written two books, part-written another, and edited a fourth. Her books include 1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII (Lion Hudson, 2009) and A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England (Ebury, 2012).

'A genuinely useful and discriminating guide for all Tudor fans. Full of fascinating true stories... it helps us see the world as the Tudors must have seen it.' - Hilary Mantel

Find other reviews, synopses and links to where they can be purchased, here.


Her television work includes 'Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home', which she wrote and presented for BBC4, and which first aired in April 2013. She also co-presented two series of 'Bloody Tales' - 'Bloody Tales of the Tower', and 'Bloody Tales of Europe' - with Joe Crowley for National Geographic, which first aired in April 2012 and March 2013, respectively.

Suzannah is an engaging and sought-after public speaker, having given talks all around the country and abroad. Should you wish to ask her to speak at your event, please go to Talks to see indicative titles, and to Contact to make arrangements.

She has written many newspaper and magazine articles, and reviewed a large number of books, details of which can be found here.