As commissioned by Hampton Court Palace, this bold new account of a world-renowned palace reveals the captivating lifestyles of its monarchs, mistresses, courtiers and servants as told through the stories of its illustrious residents over the past 500 years. It contains over 200 illustrations accompanied by narrative-style captions.
Lucy Worsley is Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces. She is the author of several books, including If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home (2011) and A Very British Murder (2013). She has presented numerous TV programmes about palace life and other history topics for the BBC. David Souden is a consultant in cultural heritage, history and learning. Between 2003 and 2013 he was Head of Access and Learning at Historic Royal Palaces, following an independent career in TV production, writing and history.