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Thomas Penn

Thomas Penn

Thomas Penn was born in 1974. He studied English at Oxford where he first encountered the strange, seductive world of Henry VII through the writing of the Tudor poet John Skelton, before gaining a PhD in early Tudor history from Clare College, Cambridge.  He has written for the Sunday Times, Times Literary Supplement, History Today and has given guided walks on Tudor London and talks on Henry VII in London and around the country.   Winter King, his first book, was published to great critical acclaim in 2011.