Dr Owen Emmerson

Dr Owen Emmerson is the Castle Historian and an Assistant Curator of Anne Boleyn’s childhood home of Hever Castle.

He completed his doctoral research on the abolition of corporal punishment at Sussex University.

In 2021, he published his first book entitled “The Boleyns of Hever Castle”, with co-author Claire Ridgway, and he has since published "Becoming Anne" with Kate McCaffrey.

He has appeared in several documentaries on the Tudor Era, including the three-part BBC docudrama “The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family” and a My5 documentary "Lady Rochford" on Jane Boleyn. He is also the co-founder of Hever Castle’s online subscription site “Inside Hever Castle”.