Dr Suzannah Lipscomb

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb MA, M.St., D.Phil. (Oxon), FRHistS is an historian, author, broadcaster, and award-winning academic. She is is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History and Fellow of the New College of the Humanities, London, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Suzannah holds a double First class degree in History and M.St. in Historical Research from Lincoln College, Oxford, and a D.Phil. in History from Balliol College, Oxford, and was formerly Research Curator at Hampton Court Palace. Her research focuses on the sixteenth century, both on English and French history, and she is especially interested in the intersection of religious, gender, political, social, and psychological history.

Suzannah has presented historical documentaries on the BBC, ITV, and Channel 5, and her books include 1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII, A Visitor’s Companion to Tudor England, and The King is Dead! The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII. She writes a regular column for History Today that explores the role of history outside the academy.

Together with Dr Sam Willis, Suzannah is one of the founding directors of History Masterclass.