Henrietta Heald is the author of Magician of the North, a biography of William Armstrong, the great Victorian inventor, industrialist and visionary, which was shortlisted for the Portico Prize and the Best First Biography Prize. She has spoken about Armstrong and all his works on television and radio and at numerous events and festivals around the country.
Henrietta’s particular interests are British history, architecture, feminism and the countryside.
She is now writing the extraordinary life of Rachel Parsons, an inspirational feminist pioneer who was violently killed in 1956 at her Newmarket racing stable.
Her most recent book, Jane Austen: Amazing and Extraordinary Facts, was published in October 2016 by Rydon Publishing.
Henrietta is currently writing her next project, Magnificent Women and Their Revolutionary Machines which will be published by Unbound.
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