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

Armonia Celeste’s “Udite, amanti: Music from Seventeenth-Century Barberini Courts”

Armonia Celeste is a US-based Early music ensemble of three women’s voices and plucked-string period instruments. They specialise in Italian music of the late Renaissance and early Baroque – so as soon as I could I purchased their 2015 album Udite, amanti: Music from Seventeenth-Century Barberini Courts which contains eighteen tracks of excellent music.…

The Importance of St. George’s Day

The 23rd of April is St. George’s Day here in England. There is something inherently romantic in the many artistic depictions of St. George. He is often in full armour, brandishing a weapon, and on the verge of killing a dragon. Later on in this post, I hope to convey…

The Great Courses: The Birth of the Modern Mind: the Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries

Once again, Audible delivered the goods. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this excellent lecture series by Professor Alan Charles Kors. For those of you who study philosophy, the content may not bring anything new to the table, but for the rest of us I found it immensely enlightening. Some other reviewers have…

 
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