John Guy is a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. He is recognised as one of Britain’s most exciting historians, having lectured extensively on Early Modern British History and Renaissance Political Thought in both Britain and the United States.
He has so far presented five documentaries for BBC 2 television, including The King’s Servant (on Thomas More) and the four-part Renaissance Secrets (series 2), and has contributed to Meet the Ancestors (BBC 2) and to Channel 4’s Time Team and Royal Deaths and Diseases. Wolsey’s Lost Palace of Hampton Court was a short-listed finalist for the 2002 Channel 4 television awards.
John Guy also appears regularly on BBC Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, BBC World Service and BBC Scotland, and he currently writes or reviews for The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Economist, the Times Literary Supplement, BBC History Magazine and History Today.