Tracy Borman is a best-selling author, historian and broadcaster. She studied and
taught history at the University of Hull and was awarded a PHD in 1997.
She went on to a successful career in heritage and has worked for a
range of historic properties and national heritage organisations,
including the Heritage Lottery Fund, The National Archives and English
Heritage. Tracy is now Chief Executive of the Heritage Education Trust, a
charity that encourages children to visit and learn from historic
properties. She is also Joint Chief Curator
for Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that manages Hampton Court
Palace, the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, Hillsborough Castle and the
Banqueting House, Whitehall.
Tracy has regularly appeared on television and radio, and has
featured in a range of magazine and newspaper articles. She is a regular
contributor to history magazines, including articles in BBC History
Magazine on the history of beauty and 18th century 'It' Girls. In
addition, she also gives public talks and lectures on a wide range of