Dr Nicola Tallis has a first class BA (Hons) in History from Bath Spa University, and an MA in Public History from Royal Holloway College, University of London. She received her doctorate in 2019 from the University of Winchester, and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Nicola has worked as a curator, lecturer, and historical researcher.
She is a regular contributor to historical magazines, and her television appearances include BBC’s Countryfile, Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC) , and Channel 4’s Frankie Boyle’s Farewell to the Monarchy. Nicola is the author of four books: Crown of Blood (2016), Elizabeth’s Rival (2017), Uncrowned Queen (2019), and All the Queen’s Jewels, 1445-1548: Power, Majesty and Display (2022).