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Elizabeth Jane Timms

Elizabeth Jane Timms

Elizabeth Jane Timms is a royal historian, writer, historical consultant and research professional. An acknowledged expert on British and European royalty, she has contributed to the academic royalty journal Royalty Digest Quarterly since 2012. She specializes in Queen Victoria's family. She is an authority on Russia's last Tsarina, Alexandra Feodorovna and has conducted original research into her life for over fifteen years, for academic articles and blogs. She regularly writes for magazines, journals, newsletters and the web and speaks on matters historical for the radio, including on royal weddings at Windsor for BBC Radio Berkshire prior to the first Royal Wedding (2018). As a historical consultant, she responds to a wide range of enquiries from media to private individuals, as well as for books, talks and research projects. She contributed to the Edinburgh-based magazine Regency World (2013-2018) and wrote for the culture and travel columns of the Prague Post. She joined the team of freelance writers for the magazine History of Royals in 2016. She also wrote for the European Royal History Journal. She is a freelance contributor to Tudor Life magazine. She has been an active member of many heritage societies, such as The Georgian Group and worked in the heritage sector for over ten years. She was elected a Member of the Royal Historical Society in 2017 and is a current Member of Historic Royal Palaces. She is an honorary Member of the Tudor Society. She writes a popular blog as resident historian for Royal Central, the web's leading independent news site on the British Royal Family and the Monarchies of Europe, having blogged for the site as History Writer. She is a poet and a Member of the Oxford Writers' Circle and the Oxford University Poetry Society; her poetry has appeared in the Oxonian Review, Coldnoon, North of Oxford and elsewhere. She divides her time between Oxford and London.

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