Bernard Cornwell

About me

Born in London, now living in Charleston, South Carolina, and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Author of the SHARPE books, the SAXON STORIES featuring Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the GRAIL QUEST books featuring Thomas of Hookton, and the WARLORD trilogy about King Arthur. And many others.

From my website


The Historical Fictionist is a new web-based fanzine for people who like historical novels.  I was honoured to be interviewed for the debut edition. It’s a free magazine and if you would like to subscribe to get it delivered to your inbox every quarter then please visit

Winchester: Archaeology and Memory Conference

On 26th and 27th April Dr Nick Thorpe (part of the Search for Alfred the Great team ) will be presenting the recent fascinating scientific discoveries at Hyde and Professor Barbara Yorke will be providing the wider context of “Alfred in Myth and History” , it is being organised jointly by…

WATERLOO; The True Story of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

My first non-fiction book will be published in the UK in September 2014.  It is the true story of the epic battle of Waterloo – a momentous turning point in European history.   On the book page you will find a link to an excerpt from the chapter describing the battle of…

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