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Thomas Asbridge, Historian

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Thomas Asbridge is a historian and writer.

His latest book, The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones, will be published by HarperCollins in the USA in December 2014, and by Simon & Schuster in the UK in January 2015.

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Thomas wrote and presented the BBC Two documentary The Greatest Knight: William the Marshal, which aired in March 2014.

Previous books include the highly praised The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land and The First Crusade.

Thomas previously wrote and presented a landmark BBC Two television series, The Crusadesbased on his book of the same name, which aired in early 2012.

 

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