Claudia Gold writes historical non-fiction. Her first book, Women Who Ruled, tells the stories of fifty of the world's most famous - and often notorious - women rulers. Her second book, The King's Mistress, is a biography of the extraordinary woman who became England's first Georgian queen in all but name. Her latest book is a biography of the Henry II, King of England and lord of much of modern day France. Claudia has also researched and written for a number of TV documentaries. She has a Masters degree in medieval history.