Dan Jones is an award-winning journalist and historian. His first book, SUMMER OF BLOOD: THE PEASANTS' REVOLT OF 1381 was published by HarperPress in 2009. The Times said he has 'livened up the Middle Ages... combining scholarly zest with novelistic flair'. His latest book, THE PLANTAGENETS: THE KINGS WHO MADE ENGLAND, was published in UK by HarperPress in May 2012. His next book, HOLLOW CROWN – a new history of the Wars of the Roses – will be published by Faber & Faber in 2014 and by Viking in the US. Dan has also been commissioned as Consulting Editor by Head of Zeus for their new A Year In England series.
Dan is a columnist at the London Evening Standard. He has also written regularly for The Times, The Telegraph, The Spectator, The Guardian, The Literary Review, The New Statesman, GQ, BBC History Magazine and History Today. He is a contributing editor to ES Magazine and editor-at-large of Men’s Health magazine, where he deals chiefly with celebrity content
Dan was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He took a first in History in 2002.