A Spy in The Tree featuring Nick Barratt

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My guest, genealogist Nick Barratt (best known for his work on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?), shares stories from his fascinating family tree. From illegitimate great-grandmothers to spies and DNA surprises.

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A Spy In The Tree, featuring Nick Barratt

You can listen to all series and episodes of Twice Removed on the podcast (of the same name), available on Stitcher, Spotify and more.

A Spotlight on Dr Nick Barratt

Dr Nick Barratt is an author, broadcaster and historian best known for his work on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are.


He is medieval historian, obtaining his PhD in 1996 from Kings College London for his thesis on thirteenth century state finance and fiscal history, and was awarded a teaching fellowship at the University of Dundee for a module on house history, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

His latest publication, The Restless Kings, explores the reigns of Henry II, Richard I and John.

Previous works include Who Do You Think You Are Encyclopaedia of Family History, Tracing the History of Your House, Lost Voices from the Titanic, Greater London – the Story of the Suburbs and The Forgotten Spy. He is currently the President of the Family History Federation, sits on the Executive Committee of the Community Archives and Heritage Group and is part of the Midlands 4 Cities Doctoral Training Partnership Advisory Group.

You can find out more about Nick and his research services here: www.sticks.org.uk

You can follow Nick on Twitter as @familyhistorysh or @sticksresearch

More about illegitimate ancestors

If, like Nick and I, you too have an illegitimate ancestor then read “Discover The Secrets Of Your Illegitimate Ancestors” here.

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