Chris Skidmore was educated at Bristol Grammar School and Christ Church, Oxford. He was a St Cyre's and Dixon Scholar and President of the Oxford University Historical Society. He graduated in 2002 with a double first and was awarded the Gibbs Prize. He is currently studying for a Doctorate investigating the role of the nobility in Tudor politics. He has worked in journalism and was research assistant to Robert Lacey for his Great Tales of English History series. He has recently been appointed Adviser to David Willetts MP, Shadow Secretary for Education.
Edward VI (HC Mar 07)