Jeremy Black graduated from Queens' College, Cambridge and did postgraduate work at St John's and Merton at Oxford. He is professor of History at the University of Exeter and one of the world's leading military historians. He has written more than seventy books, especially on eighteenth century British politics and international relations.
'Jeremy Black ought to be a National Treasure ... he deserves far more public recognition. The sheer quality of his output ought to have marked him out as one of our great historians' Andrew Roberts