Marc Morris – historian

Marc Morris (born 1973) is a historian, who has also presented a television series, Castle, on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom, and wrote the book that accompanied the series. His 2005 book on the earls of the Bigod family was praised for its “impeccable research and fluent sense of narration”.

He was educated at Oakwood Park Grammar School, King’s College London (History, 1996) and the University of Oxford.

Books in order of publication:

Castle: A History of the Buildings that Shaped Medieval Britain (2003)

The Bigod Earls of Norfolk in the Thirteenth Century (2005)

A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain (2008)

The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England (2012)

Kings and Castles (2012)

King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta (2015)

William I: England’s Conqueror (2016)

The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England (2021)

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