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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"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

"compellingly plotted ... shines with a dark, Romantic glamour"

Irish Times

BBC Radio 4

Book of the Week

"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 *
Dan Snow's History Hit


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 David Godwin Associates.

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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