What Isn't History? By Ian Mortimer

What Isn’t History? collects together for the first time the selected articles and speeches on writing history and historical fiction from Ian Mortimer, author of the bestselling book The Time Travelers Guide to Elizabethan London.


Ian Mortimer

Ian Mortimer is a British historian and historical fiction author. He holds a PhD from the University of Exeter and a Master’s degree from the University of London, and is currently a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is the author of the Sunday Times best-selling book The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England, as well as detailed biographies of Roger Mortimer, First Earl of March, Edward III, Henry IV, and Henry V. He is well known for developing and promoting the theory that Edward II did not meet his end in Berkeley Castle in 1327, as is held by conventional theory. His historical fiction novel, the first book in the Clarenceux Trilogy, was published under the alias of James Forrester.

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