Dan Jones

Dan Jones is a bestselling historian, TV presenter and award-winning journalist. His books include The Templars, a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller, The Plantagenets, a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller, and The Hollow Crown, a Sunday Times bestseller. He has also written books about the Peasants’ Revolt and Magna Carta, a social history of Plantagenet England, entitled A Realm Divided. The Colour Of Time which he has written in collaboration with Brazilian artist, Marina Amaral, is published in August this year.
Dan has presented several TV series including Secrets of Great British Castles (Channel 5) and Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets, which has been sold to more than 40 countries worldwide. Dan’s is a columnist for the London Evening Standard and also contributes to the Sunday Times, Wall Street Journal, Mail on Sunday, Daily Telegraph, Smithsonian, CNN, GQ, The Spectator, The New Statesman, BBC History Magazine, History Today, Tatler and the Literary Review. He lives in Surrey with his wife and two daughters.