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

Review: “Killers of the King” by Charles Spencer

A few months ago, I found out about this upcoming release from Charles Spencer. Naturally, given its subject matter, I was excited. I was jumping up and down when I received an advanced copy of “Killers of the King - the Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I”. I’ll be frank, this…

Lope de Vega’s ‘El Castigo Sin Venganza’ at The Globe

(en Espanol abajo) Contains spoilers! Yesterday, I was fortunate to able to go see the 2pm performance of Lope de Vega’s brilliant 17th-century play of forbidden love and terrible revenge, El Castigo Sin Venganza. This play was written by de Vega in 1631. Lope de Vega is one of most celebrated…

Daredevils – Highwaymen in the 17th-Century, Guest Post by Deborah Swift

Dare Devils: Seventeenth Century Highwaymen by Deborah Swift Though legends of highwaymen are many, there is only one featuring a woman – Lady Katherine Fanshawe. Shadow on the Highway is the first instalment in her story, the real history which over the generations has become embroidered with myth, as have…

 
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