Dr Joanne Paul is a historian, writer and broadcaster, whose work focuses on the Renaissance and Tudor periods. She has published books on Thomas More (Polity, 2017) and counsel in the Tudor court (Cambridge, 2020) and has a forthcoming book on the Dudley family (Michael Joseph, 2022). She has shared her work more widely, writing for magazines (History Today, BBC History Magazine), appearing on television (BBCTwo, Channel 5) and featuring in radio programmes (BBC Radio3, BBC Radio4). She has her own podcast, Primary Sources, and has appeared on podcasts hosted by Suzannah Lipscomb, Helen Carr, Rebecca Rideal and others. She received her PhD from Queen Mary, University of London and is currently Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Sussex.