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

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…

Review: The Crucible starring Richard Armitage

It’s not often one is able to see one’s favourite actor in a play set in the 17th century, so when I saw the poster below on the Tube recently, I immediately scrambled to get seats for this production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. By the time I was looking…

‘Queen Anne’ – A Play by Kate Glover

Last Friday, the 1 August, we observed the 300th anniversary of the death of Queen Anne, the end of the Stuart dynasty and the beginning of the Georgian/Hanoverian period. 1714 was a major year in British and European history. In recent days, I have been pleasantly surprised at the number…

 
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