Andrea Zuvich

About me

Andrea Zuvich is a 17th-century historian & historical fiction writer, and contributor to the brand-new History of Royals magazine.

She received double BA degrees in History and Anthropology from the University of Central Florida and continued her History studies with the University of Oxford and Princeton University. She has appeared on television and on the radio to discuss various monarchs and lectures on seventeenth-century topics throughout the UK. She was one of the original developers of The Garden History Tours at Kensington Palace, London. Zuvich lives near Ludlow, in Shropshire, England.

She is the author of the following historical fiction works:
– “His Last Mistress”, Endeavour Press, London, 2013.
– “The Stuart Vampire”, The Seventeenth Century Lady, 2014.
– “The Chambermaid” (part of the Steel & Lace Anthology), 2015.

Her history publications include:
– “The Stuarts in 100 Facts”, Amberley Publishing, 2015.
– “A Year in the Life of Stuart Britain”, 2016.

From my website

Book Review: “Minette” by Melanie Clegg

Published by Madame Guillotine in 2013, Minette is the first part of Melanie Clegg’s two-part series of historical fiction books about Henrietta Anne, youngest daughter of King Charles I of England and his French-born queen, Henrietta Maria. Melanie Clegg is best known for her works about Marie Antoinette, and her…

Galileo Galilei and the Medici: A Guest Post by Samantha Morris

One of the greatest names associated with the Enlightenment of the Seventeenth Century is that of Galileo Galilei, the infamous polymath who ended up getting on the wrong side of the Inquisition. Born on 15 February 1564 not far from Pisa, Galileo was the son of a humble musician however…

Fake History & the Story of the Whipping Boy: A Guest Post by Leanda de Lisle

Fiction and other works of imagination have an insidious way of working their way into history. Stories that ring true, that look true, that appeal to our prejudices, become ‘fact’. It is a form of historical truthiness in which plays, pictures, and propaganda create a past that is accepted as…

 
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