Desmond Seward

Author

Desmond Seward was educated at Ampleforth and St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. One of the most highly regarded popular historians of his generation, he is the author of numerous books, ranging from studies of medieval kings to biographies of Napoleon and Hitler. His books The Hundred Years’ War and The Wars of the Roses are regarded as standard works on their subjects.

Desmond Seward was educated at Ampleforth and St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. One of the most highly regarded popular historians of his generation, he is the author of numerous books, ranging from studies of medieval kings to biographies of Napoleon and Hitler. His books The Hundred Years’ War and The Wars of the Roses are regarded as standard works on their subjects.

Books

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Nov 2022
    £20.00

    A national hero in his native land, Olav Haraldsson has as much resonance for the Norwegians as King Arthur does for the British. Unlike Arthur, however, Olav was a real historical figure: a ruthless Viking warrior who named his axe after the Norse...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Mar 2021
    £14.99

    Shortlisted for the Military History Matters Book of the Year Award, 2020 This is the first modern history for general readers of the entire Jacobite movement in Scotland, England and Ireland, from the ‘Glorious Revolution’ of 1688 that drove...