Denis Judd was born in Northamptonshire in 1938 and educated in a village primary school before entering the local grammar school. He won a State Scholarship to Oxford, where he took his first degree in Modern History at Magdalen College, going on to study for a PhD at London University, on: 'A. J. Balfour and the evolution and problems of the British Empire 1874-1906.' He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
He has been Head of History, and is now Professor Emeritus of Imperial and Commonwealth History, at the London Metropolitan University. In his research, writing and broadcasting he has specialised in the British Empire and Commonwealth, especially South Africa and India. He has also written extensively on British history, on aspects of the monarchy, and among his biographies is the authorised life of the children's author Alison Uttley.
AOS Pirate Fiction
Series: Long John Silver
|The Adventures of Long John Silver||Tells how Long John Silver fell in with pirates, how the treasure was won and why it was buried on Kidd's Island.|
|Return to Treasure Island||The story of Long John Silver's tireless quest to recover the remaining treasure|
The author’s official web site is www.denisjudd.com