Philippa Gregory

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Philippa Gregory is the author of many bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. Her work has been adapted for the screen in The Other Boleyn Girl movie and the critically acclaimed STARZ miniseries The White Queen and The White Princess. Her most recent novel is The Last Tudor. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds two honorary degrees from Teesside University and the University of Sussex. She is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff and was awarded the 2016 Harrogate Festival Award for Contribution to Historical Fiction. She welcomes visitors to her website, PhilippaGregory.com.

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The Last Tudor
Order of Darkness Volumes I-III
Wideacre
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Walk Home.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I should love to meet Elizabeth I and ask her about the mysteries of her time: her attitude to marriage, to Mary, Queen of Scots, the reasons behind her decisions.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Porridge and fresh fruit

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I don't think about it.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Lovelace in Richardson's Clarissa

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