Chris Skidmore

Chris Skidmore

Chris Skidmore is a historian of late Medieval and Tudor England. His previous works include: Edward VI: The Lost King of England (2007)- Guardian Book of the Week Death and the Virgin: Elizabeth, Dudley and the Mysterious Fate of Amy Robsart (2010)- 'highly commended' in the John Rhys Llewelyn prize. Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors (2013), a Daily Telegraph History Book of the Year and described by The Spectator as the 'definitive account' of the battle. Richard III: Brother, Protector, King (2017), Shortlisted for Best Non-Fiction in the Parliamentary Book of the Year Award Chris Skidmore has also been the Member of Parliament for Kingswood since 2010. His roles in government include Minister for the Constitution, Minister of State for Health, Interim Minister for Energy and Climate Change, and he enjoyed being Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation so much that he undertook the role twice. Chris is a Fellow of the Royal Society of History and the Society of Antiquaries. He is married to Lydia and has three young children.
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