Chapter on the Duke of Marlborough by Mark Fox

  • 3 Mar 2024

Am excited to have been asked by ⁦‪Iain Dale‬⁩ to write a chapter on the first Duke of Marlborough - probably the greatest soldier-statesman Britain has ever produced - for his latest book, The Generals

The inside story on King Charles from the most authoritative of Royal chroniclers

  • 31 Jan 2024

I have just spent fourteen hours in what felt like the close company of the Royal scribe Robert Hardman. Choosing to tackle his new book in audio rather than hard copy form was no great hardship, his is an easy voice to listen to. He narrates in a conversational tone and the l...

Chapter on John Quincy Adams by Mark Fox

  • 23 Jan 2024

Written a chapter on John Quincy Adams

Chapter on Julius Caesar by Mark Fox

  • 23 Jan 2024

Written a chapter on Julius Caesar

Chapter on the 1900 General Election by Mark Fox

  • 23 Jan 2024

Written a chapter on the 1900 General Election

Chapter on King Edward III by Mark Fox

  • 14 Sep 2023

Written a chapter on King Edward III

On homelessness The Prince Of Wales is doing the right thing

  • 28 Jun 2023

Prince William has launched his ambitious five year campaign to end homelessness, declaring that “everyone should have a safe and secure home,” and that homelessness should be “rare, brief and unrepeated.” He kicked off the campaign with £3 million of funding from his personal...

The Coronation

  • 4 May 2023

What a spectacle it was when I went up to the Mall last Wednesday at 3am, with a surprisingly large number of other people, to watch the Full Dress Rehearsal for the Coronation Parade. Seven thousand men and women from the Armed Forces all looking absolutely immaculate. Perhap...

The Coronation offers a rare opportunity to re-set the national narrative

  • 27 Mar 2023

“There seems to be something wrong with our bloody ships today,” said Vice Admiral David Beatty as his ships exploded around him at the height of the Battle of Jutland in May 1916. We are not yet at the stage where banks are going down like dominoes but there is enough spume f...

Justin Welby – Ten Years On

  • 22 Mar 2023

Ten years ago this week Justin Welby was enthroned at Canterbury Cathedral as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury. Ten turbulent years for the Church of England over which he presides, and ten turbulent years for the Archbishop personally. During this decade we have learnt a...