Roy Strong Books & Biography
Sir Roy Strong CH, historian, diarist and gardener, was Director of the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum. He is the author of some fifty books on a wide variety of subjects. In 1982 he was knighted for his services to the Arts and in 2016 he was made a Companion of Honour in recognition of his contribution to the country's cultural life. He lives, writes and gardens in Herefordshire. His most recent books are The Elizabethan Image (2019) and the third volume of his diaries, <i>Types & Shadows</i> (2020).