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Elizabeth Norton is a British historian specialising in the queens of England and the Tudor period. She also works as a solicitor. She obtained an Master of Arts in Archaeology and Anthropology from the University of Cambridge in 2003 and a masters degree in European Archaeology from the University of Oxford in 2004. She is the author of nine non-fiction books.
Norton grew up in Steyning, West Sussex and attended Steyning Grammar School. She studied Archaeology and Anthropology at New Hall, Cambridge. She later completed a masters degree in European Archaeology at Hertford College, Oxford.
She was a member of a university research group led by Jeremy Keenan to the Algerian Sahara which surveyed prehistoric rock art and travelled with the Tuareg people. The anthropologist Mary Ann Craig was also a member of this group. Norton has also carried out archaeological fieldwork in Hungary.
Elizabeth Norton is the author of nine non-fiction works: She Wolves, The Notorious Queens of England (The History Press, 2008); Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's Obsession (Amberley, 2008); Jane Seymour, Henry VIII's True Love (Amberley, 2009); Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's Discarded Bride (Amberley, 2009); Catherine Parr (Amberley, 2010); Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the Tudor Dynasty (Amberley, 2010); Anne Boleyn, In Her Own Words and the Words of Those Who Knew Her (Amberley, 2011); England's Queens: The Biography (Amberley, 2011) and Bessie Blount (Amberley, 2011). She is also the author of a number of articles, including: Anne of Cleves and Richmond Palace (Surrey History, 2009)  and Scandinavian Influences in the Late Anglo-Saxon Sculpture of Sussex (Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2009).