Dan Jones is a historian, broadcaster and award-winning journalist. His books, including The Plantagenets, Magna Carta, The Templars and The Colour of Time, have sold more than one million copies worldwide. He has written and hosted dozens of TV shows including the acclaimed Netflix/Channel 5 series ‘Secrets of Great British Castles’. For ten years Dan wrote a weekly column for the London Evening Standard and his writing has also appeared in newspapers and magazines including The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, GQ and The Spectator.

Books in order of publication:

Summer of Blood: The Peasants’ Revolt of 13812009
The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England2012
The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors2014
Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter2014
Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty2015
A Realm Divided: England in 12152015
The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors2017
The Colour of Time: A New History of the World, 1850-19602018
Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands2019
The World Aflame: The Long War 1914 – 19452019
In the Reign of King John: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England2020