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Francis Young

Francis Young



Francis Young was born and educated in Bury St Edmunds and obtained his PhD in History from Cambridge University. He is the author of numerous books on East Anglian history including Edmund: In Search of England’s Lost King, (2018), The Gages of Hengrave and Suffolk Catholicism (2015), Rookwood Family Papers (2016) and the official history of the Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia, Catholic East Anglia (2016). He has written three books for the Lasse Press, The Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, Peterborough Folklore and Suffolk Fairylore, with Monasticism in Suffolk due to make a fourth in 2020. He lives in Peterborough with his wife and daughters.

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