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Born and raised in Yorkshire, author and lecturer John Sugden holds degrees from the Universities of Leeds, Lancaster and Sheffield, and has pursued historical research in archives throughout Britain and North America. His books include biographies of Sir Francis Drake and the Native American chief, Tecumseh. He is a member of the Society for Nautical Research.

Books by John Sugden


Undoubtedly the most comprehensive and intimate biography of Nelson ever written, The Sword of Albion encompasses the high dramas of the Battles of the Nile, Copenhagen and Trafalgar.

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Sir Francis Drake

Definitive life of one of Britain's great maritime heroes by the acclaimed author of NELSON: A DREAM OF GLORY.

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Nelson: A Dream of Glory

The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched account ever written of Horatio Nelson's early career and rise to prominence.

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