Clare Jackson

Clare Jackson’s Devil-Land: England under Siege, 1588-1688 is shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize.

Ina collection of essays published in 2005 to mark four hundred years since the Gunpowder Plot, Antonia Fraser imagined Elizabeth Stuart being crowned as Queen Elizabeth II in January 1606. ‘The Gunpowder Plot Succeeds’ describes the plotters’ confessed intention, in the chaos following the death of James VI and I in the explosion at Westminster, of abducting his eldest...

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