Professor Susan Doran


Dr Doran is an early modernist and teaches papers covering the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, and is based at St Benet's Hall.

She has a substantial publishing record which reflects a particular interest in the religious and political history of the Tudors, especially Elizabeth I. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College and Director of Studies in History at Regent’s Park College.

  • Elizabeth I and Her Circle

  • Doubtful and Dangerous: The Question of Succession in Late Elizabethan England

  • Tudor Kings and Queens

  • A “Sharp Rod of Chastisement”: Mary I through Protestant Eyes during the Reign of Elizabeth I

  • Introduction

  • Elizabeth I: An Old Testament Queen

  • Elizabeth I and her Favourites: the Case of Sir Walter Ralegh

  • Holinshed’s’ Tudors