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 appeared regularly on television, including presenting The Private Lives of the Monarchs on Yesterday, and Channel 5's Inside the Tower of London. and is often invited to give public talks and lectures across the country. She also regularly contributes to a wide range of national newspapers and history magazines, notably BBC History.