Rosemary Griggs is a retired Whitehall Senior Civil Servant with a lifelong passion for history. She is now a speaker on Devon's sixteenth century history and costume. She makes regular costumed appearances at National Trust houses and local museums and also leads heritage tours at Dartington Hall. Through her extensive research she has uncovered the lives of forgotten Tudor women and been drawn into an intriguing network of interconnected families whose influence stretched far beyond beautiful Devon.
Her first novel A Woman of Noble Wit is inspired by the life of Katherine, Sir Walter Raleigh's mother.