Blair Worden has taught at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Sussex and Chicago. He was Visiting Professor of Modern History at Oxford 2003-06 and is now Research Professor of History at Royal Holloway College London. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and has written widely on the political, intellectual and religious history of early modern England. The Sunday Telegraph said of ROUNDHEAD REPUTATIONS: 'simply the best book on the historical writing of the English Civil War to have appeared in years.' He lives in Oxfordshire.