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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, also acting as a historical consultant on the subject. Her current project is a publication of the letters of Alexandra held at the British Library in London. She regularly writes for magazines, journals, newsletters and the web and speaks on matters historical for the radio, including on royal weddings for BBC Radio Berkshire prior to the first Royal Wedding (2018). She contributed to the Edinburgh-based magazine Regency World (2013-2018) and wrote for the culture and travel columns of the Prague Post. 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 Stiftung Preussische Schlösser u. Gärten e.V and worked in the heritage sector for over ten years. She was elected a Member of the Royal Historical Society in 2017 and 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 written for the site as blogger, then 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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