Emily Brand

Author, Historian, Genealogist

Emily is an author & historian specialising in the long eighteenth century, especially the trials and tribulations of romantic (and not-so-romantic) relationships in England. 

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*A Sunday Times

Book of the Year 2020*

*A Mail on Sunday

Book of the Year 2020*

*Sunday Times

Best Paperbacks of 2021*

"it is now possible to see why Byron was so darned Byronic ... gloriously entertaining"

The Spectator

"a luscious slice of popular history ... this feels like a fable for our times"

Mail on Sunday

"a superb

family biography"

BBC History Magazine

*BBC Radio 4

Book of the Week*

*BBC History Magazine

Book of the Year*

"delectable... a ravishing

family saga"

The Sunday Times

"thoroughly researched and juicily readable... this is a treat"

Daily Telegraph

"pacey, well observed & written with gusto"

Literary Review

Ask me about the history of...

Love & Romance * Sex * Marriage & Divorce
 * Lord Byron & his Family *
Courtship & Seduction * Jane Austen 
 *'Fallen Women' & C18th Sex Work* 
 Women's Lives * Family History 
* Georgian & Regency England *


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Pandemic-era authoring!
Virtual launch party for The Fall of the House of Byron
at the #HouseOfByron youtube channel
Guide to Finding a Husband in 18th-century India
Collaboration with FindMyPast & the British Library
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For media or literary enquiries, please contact Kirsty McLachlan at

Morgan Green Creatives: kirsty@morgangreencreatives.com

If you would like to say hello or ask about Emily's existing work, and for enquiries about public talks or consulting, please use the form below.

© 2020 Emily Brand