Clare Jackson is Senior Tutor of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University.
A historian with particular interests in the rich and complex history of Tudor, Stuart and Georgian Britain, Clare presented a landmark series on ‘The Stuarts’ on BBC2 in 2014 and a sequel series on ‘The Stuarts in Exile’ on BBC2/BBC4 in 2015.
All five films were shown again on BBC Parliament on 23 June 2016 from 17:00 until 22:00 . All five films will then be available to watch via BBC i-Player.
Charles II: The Star King’
Published by Penguin on 31 March 2016
Charles II has been one of the most recognisable British kings – both in physical appearance, and in his complicated mix of lasciviousness, cynicism and luxury.
Clare’s new book takes full advantage of its irrepressible subject.