Professor John Joseph Scarisbrick MBE FRHistS (often shortened to J.J. Scarisbrick) is a British historian who taught at the University of Warwick. He is also noted as the co-founder with his wife Nuala Scarisbrick of LIFE, a British pro-life charity founded in 1970.
Born in 1928 in London, Scarisbrick was educated at The John Fisher School and later Christ's College, Cambridge, after spending two years in the Royal Air Force. He specialises in Tudor history and his most critically acclaimed work is Henry VIII
, first published in 1968. [from Jack Scarisbrick in Wikipedia