Profile:
Catherine Fletcher

Catherine Fletcher is Associate Professor in History and Heritage at Swansea University and author of The Black Prince of Florence: The Life of Alessandro de’ Medici (2016) and The Divorce of Henry VIII: The Untold Story from Inside the Vatican (2012). She was a BBC New Generation Thinker in 2015 and is a regular broadcaster on Radio 3. She advised on the 2014 BBC TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall. Prior to her appointment at Swansea, she held fellowships at the Institute of Historical Research, the British School at Rome and the European University Institute, and taught at Durham and Sheffield Universities.