Julia Fox (author)

Julia Fox is a former teacher and novelist, as well as a historical researcher. She currently resides in London with her spouse, Tudor historian John Guy. Her first book, Jane Boleyn: The Infamous Lady Rochford, was a biography of the lady-in-waiting at the court of Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn’s sister-in-law.

Mathew Baker

Mathew Baker was one of the most renowned Tudor shipwrights, and the first to put the practice of shipbuilding down on paper. The first list of ‘Master Shipwrights’ appointed ‘by Patent’ by Henry VIII of England included ‘John Smyth, Robert Holborn, Richard Bull and James Baker,’ in 1537. James Baker was responsible for many of the designs and the construction of King Henry’s …

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