Riches of kings

March 8, 2002

David Starkey has become the highest-paid television presenter after signing with Channel 4.

Dr Starkey's deal represents £75,000 for every hour he appears on television. He will present an 18-hour series on the history of the monarchy from King Arthur to the present.

Dr Starkey is a visiting fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, and spent 25 years at the London School of Economics.

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