Stephen Alford teaches early modern British history at the University of Leeds. His most recent book is London’s Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City.
In the LRB Archive:
- The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII by Steven Gunn
- Thomas Cromwell: A Life by Diarmaid MacCulloch
- Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I by Peter Lake
- Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years by John Guy