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Alan Stewart

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Alan Stewart is the author of the acclaimed biographies Philip Sidney: A Double Life and Hostage to Fortune: The Troubled Life of Francis Bacon (with Lisa Jardine) and The Cradle King: The Life of James VI & I. He is Reader in Renaissance Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, and Associate Director of the AHRB Centre for Editing Lives and Letters.

Books by Alan Stewart

The Cradle King

The Scottish King James VI took over the English throne from Elizabeth I in March 1603: this is a major biography of a fascinating and misunderstood monarch by a rising star in the academic world.

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Philip Sidney

'A work of great scholarship and fluency, filled with an affection for the subject An excellent biography. ' Peter Ackroyd, The Times

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No More IBS!

The proven simple plan to beat IBS

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