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.

‘The Stuarts’ will be showing again on BBC Four starting on Tuesday 16 January, 2018 at 22:00 and thereafter available via the BBC iPlayer.


Charles II - The Star King by Clare Jackson

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.

Available on Amazon