David Starkey





David Starkey

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in Kendal, Westmorland, The United Kingdom
January 03, 1945

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David Robert Starkey, CBE, FSA is a British historian, a television and radio presenter, and a specialist in the Tudor period.


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The Union has had a narrow escape - but at the price of constitutional chaos. We must now revive our identity south of the border, says David Starkey
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Average rating: 4.05 · 17,764 ratings · 623 reviews · 34 distinct works · Similar authors
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“Elizabeth for the whole of Edward's reign, never wore the rich jewels and clothes left her by her father. Instead, she offered a more virtuous example than the writing of Saints Peter and Paul, her maidenly apparel making the ladies of the court ashamed to be dressed and painted like peacocks.”
David Starkey, Elizabeth: The Struggle for the Throne

“he ended his short note with a riddle: v. n. A. 1. de A. o. na. v. e. r. Historians have found it hard enough to transcribe the letters accurately, let alone to understand them. And full interpretation remains elusive.”
David Starkey, Six Wives

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