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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*BBC Radio 4

Book of the Week*

*A Sunday Times

Book of the Year*

*A Mail on Sunday

Book of the Year*

*BBC History Magazine

Book of the Year*

*Sunday Times

Best Paperbacks of 2021*

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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World Monuments Fund lecture:
Newstead Abbey, 2020


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Make-Up: A Glamorous History, with Lisa Eldridge
BBC2, April 2021
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.

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