Robert Lacey

Historian and Author

Robert Lacey is a British historian and author. He has written numerous biographies, including those of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth II, and has appeared regularly on ABC's Good Morning America and on CNN's Larry King Live to discuss the British monarchy.

His latest book, Inside the Kingdom (Viking Books, 2009), examines the struggles occuring within Saudi Arabia as Islamic law and modernity meet.

Featured Work

OCT 28, 2009 Podcast

Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia

After spending years in the Kingdom talking to people in all walks of life, Robert Lacey gives us a modern history of the Saudis in ...