Andrea Zuvich

About me

Andrea Zuvich is a historian specialising in the Late Stuarts of the 17th-Century and is the creator and writer of the Early Modern history website, Twitter, 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, and appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, where she discussed Queen Anne.

Andrea was a leader on and one of the original developers of The Garden History Tours at Kensington Palace, Historic Royal Palaces.

“His Last Mistress,” her first historical fiction work, is about the Duke of Monmouth and Lady Henrietta Wentworth, and was published 2013 by Endeavour Press. Zuvich self-published “The Stuart Vampire” for Halloween 2013. Forthcoming works include: two non-fiction history projects for Amberley Publishing; “William & Mary: A Novel”; a multi-author anthology; and “Anthea: Confessions of a Restoration Actress”.

From my website

St. Matthew’s Passion by J.S. Bach at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London

Last night, I went to a live performance of St. Matthew’s Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach at St. Paul’s Cathedral​ with Laura Brennan​. I have only ever heard two pieces from this work, and it was a great pleasure to listen to it in its entirety in such a beautiful…

The Broken Heart at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Earlier today, I went to the 2:30pm performance of John Ford’s The Broken Heart. John Ford (1586-1639) wrote this tragic play during the Caroline era (reign of Charles I). I thought it was superb and I can honestly say I have rarely had such an amazing time in a theatre.…

World Poetry Day: The Flea by John Donne

In honour of World Poetry Day, I’ve chosen John Donne’s poem, The Flea. Why? Well, what’s not to like about this classic erotic metaphysical poem? The Flea by  JOHN DONNE Mark but this flea, and mark in this, How little that which thou deniest me is; It sucked me first, and…

 
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