Michael Jones was awarded a history PhD by Bristol University and subsequently taught at Glasgow University and Winchester College. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and member of the British Commission for Military History, and works now as a writer, media consultant and presenter. Among his historical titles he has written books on the battles of Bosworth, Agincourt, Stalingrad and Leningrad. He was TV consultant for Channel 4's Richard III: Fact or Fiction and National Geographic's Mystery Files: The Princes in the Tower, and co-author, with Philippa Gregory and David Baldwin, of The Women of the Cousins' War.
Philippa Langley inaugurated the quest for King Richard III's lost grave as part of her ongoing research into history's most controversial monarch. Her project marked the first-ever search for the grave of an anointed King of England, and was made into the acclaimed TV documentary The King in the Car Park for Channel 4. She is the secretary of the Scottish Branch of the Richard III Society.
October 2013 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. From the woman who was convinced that Richard III lay under that Leicester car park. Together with historian Michael Jones she shares the inside story of the search and reclamation of Richard’s body together with the history and background to Richard and his times. She hopes to present a complete re-evaluation of this controversial monarch, refuting the Tudor propaganda that sought to blacken his name. Like for Like Reading The Daughter of Time, Josephine Tey The Last Days of Richard III and the Fate of his DNA, John Ashdown-Hill