Factual histories written by Matt Lewis
A desire to tell the stories of history and to bring characters to life, made more rounnded by the context of their lives and experiences drive Matt's non-fiction histories.
The Anarchy was the first civil war in post-Conquest England, enduring throughout the reign of King Stephen between 1135 and 1154.
King Richard III remains one of England's most controversial monarchs. Sorting fact from fiction brings us closer to the real man.
A fresh look at the life of one of English history's most controversial figures, building his character from cradle to recently rediscovered grave.
The patriarch of the Yorkist dynasty, father to Edward IV and Richard III, York's life was a fascinating and complex fall from service into rebellion.
The fate of the Princes in the Tower is one of history's most enduring mysteries. But what if looking for a murderer is the wrong path to explore?
A complex series of confrontations, the Wars of the Roses is made easier to navigate with this fascinating look at some of the period's colourful characters.
Despite becoming king as a child in the wake of the failures of his father King John, Henry III would rebuild royal authority amid rebellion and high politics.
Packed with interesting, bite-sized chunks to help navigate the twists and turns of the Wars of the Roses. Part of Amberley Publishing's 100 Facts series.
The medieval period is condensed into 100 fascinating bite-sized facts that you may or may not know. Part of Amberley Publishing's 100 Facts series.