Andrea Zuvich

About me

Andrea is a historian specialising in the Late Stuarts of the Seventeenth Century and is the creator and writer of the increasingly popular Early Modern history website and podcast, The Seventeenth Century Lady. She was recently interviewed for the Dutch documentary series, De Gouden Eeuw (NTR) and has also been interviewed about William III for the BBC. Andrea is a leader on and one of the developers of The Garden History Tours at Kensington Palace, Historic Royal Palaces. “His Last Mistress,” is her first historical fiction work, and is about the Duke of Monmouth and Lady Henrietta Wentworth, published 2013 by Endeavour Press. She published “The Stuart Vampire” for Halloween, 2013. Forthcoming works: “William & Mary: A Novel”, “William Alone”, and “Anthea: Confessions of a Restoration Actress”.

From my website

Early Modernist Problems

I made the following Someecards over the course of the past two years, and here are the ones I think are the funniest of the lot. Feel free to use them, but please indicate that they were made by me, Andrea Zuvich, or The Seventeenth Century Lady. Thanks! Enjoy!

The Prujean Chest at the Royal College of Physicians

Yesterday evening, following a good old research session at the National Archives at Kew, I attended a lecture at the Royal College of Physicians in London. The lecture, entitled, ‘Losing sight of Glory’: Six centuries of battlefield surgery,’ and given by Michael Crumplin, was superb.  Before the lecture began, however, we…

Review: ITV’s ‘The Great Fire’

ITV’s drama, The Great Fire, aired last night at 9pm in the UK. This morning, I was asked by many on Twitter for my opinions about this show, but as I don’t have access to live television in my house, I was unable to watch it last night. I saw…

 
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