Lisa Hilton is an author and biographer. She grew up in the north of England and read English at New College, Oxford, after which she studied History of Art in Florence and Paris. After eight years in New York, Paris and Milan she has recently returned to England and now lives in London with her husband and their daughter. Her work has appeared in Vogue, Elle, the Evening Standard and the Telegraph, among others.
09 June 2013 12:00 AM
Programmers should call time on the Tudors and mine world history for richer seams
Double Booker winner Hilary Mantel claims Henry VIII's arch-fixer Thomas Cromwell was an enlightened figure who laid foundations for the welfare state. She's wrong
20 October 2012 01:29 PM
To say that the poor are always with us, was already a cliché in the 16th century. It would appear the language used to implicitly judge the poor remains with us too.
16 September 2012 12:00 AM
A newly found, deformed skeleton may be that of our most maligned monarch. Lisa Hilton asks if it's really him, and did he kill the Princes in the Tower?
15 January 2012 12:00 AM
Talent soars from London's squalid alleys
11 December 2011 12:00 AM
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 1 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 2 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop
- 3 Gay teenager 'forced to have sex with his own mother' to 'cure' his homosexuality, campaigners in India say
- 5 We have six months to save the world, says leading economist