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Anne Somerset

Anne Somerset was born in 1955 and read History at King's College, London. Her first book, `The Life and Times of William IV', was published in 1980. This was followed in 1984 by the bestselling `Ladies-in-Waiting: From the Tudors to the Present Day', an acclaimed biography of Elizabeth I in 1991, and `Unnatural Murder: Poison in the Court of James I: The Overbury Murder' in 1998. Her most recent work is `The Affair of the Poisons: Murder, Infanticide and Satanism at the Court of Louis XIV'.