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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 also writes for magazines and the web. From 2013-2018 she wrote for the Edinburgh-based magazine Regency World and from 2017-2018 for the culture and travel columns of the Prague Post. She is the resident historian for Royal Central, the web's leading independent news site on the British Royal Family and the Monarchies of Europe, having joined the team in 2015 first as a blogger, then as History Writer. She joined the magazine History of Royals as a freelance writer in 2016 and is now a guest contributor for The Tudor Society. Her work has also been featured in the US periodical, the European Royal History Journal. She was elected a Member of The Royal Historical Society in 2017 and appears on the radio. She is a poet and a Member of the Oxford Writers' Circle and the Oxford University Poetry Society. She is an authority on the life of Alexandra Feodorovna, last Empress of Russia and has researched into her life for over ten years. She was selected by a Russian team to assist with research for their translation project on the Empress, published in Moscow in 2012. Her current project is a publication of the letters of Alexandra held at the British Library in London. She has also written for newsletters and for the web on W. A Mozart, notably for the Prague Post. A two-part essay on 'Mozart in London' was published in the Newsletter of the New York Society, Friends of Mozart in 2016. She is a current member of Historic Royal Palaces and has been an active past member of many societies dedicated to heritage and cultural preservation schemes, such as The Georgian Group, Stiftung Preussische Schlösser u. Gärten e.V, Berliner Dombauverein, Wiederaufbau Berliner Schloss e.V and Verein Potsdamer Stadtschloss.

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