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John Guy

John R. Guy introduces the soldier, churchman, and Royalist Fellow of New College who served Russia and Sweden during Cromwell’s years of power, and who returned to post-Restoration Britain to become a prominent parson in the Church of Wales.

The true nature of the relationship between Henry II and his ‘turbulent priest’ Thomas Becket.

John Guy, author of a new biography of Mary, Queen of Scots, explains how working in the archives made him fascinated with sixteenth-century history.

John Guy doubts whether policy was ever imposed on the most wilful of kings.

John Guy uncovers Tudor England's legal profession.

More is often thought of as a gentle family man who died for his principles, not as a disciplinarian and burner of heretics...