Stephen Alford is the author of the highly acclaimed The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth and is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He taught for fifteen years at Cambridge University, where he was a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of History and a Fellow of King's College. He is now Professor of Early Modern British History at the University of Leeds.
Books in order of publication:
Burghley: William Cecil at the Court of Elizabeth I (2008)
The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth (2012)
Edward VI: The Last Boy King (2014)
London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City (2017)