Helen Carr

About Helen Carr

Helen Carr is an award nominated writer, historian and podcaster specialising in medieval history and public history. Author of the Times best-selling, The Red Prince: John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, published in spring 2021 and listed in the Times and Sunday Times best books of 2021. The Red Prince was shortlisted for the prestigious 2022 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography. Co-author and editor of What is History, Now? (W&N): A follow up to What is History? (1961) by her great-grandfather, the historian, E.H Carr. Helen’s next book, This England, will be published by Hutchinson Heinemann (Penguin Random House) in 2024. Helen writes a monthly column for BBC History Magazine, contributes to the TLS, The Spectator, Unheard and The...
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