Dr Ian Mortimer is the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England and The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England, as well as four critically acclaimed medieval biographies, and numerous scholarly articles on subjects ranging in date from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1998. His work on the social history of medicine won the Alexander Prize (2004) and was published by the Royal Historical Society in 2009. He lives with his wife and three children in Moretonhampstead, on the edge of Dartmoor.
Ian Mortimer's Time Traveller's Guide to Regency Britain tells you all you need to know about criminals, disease, beggars and other late Georgian delights if you ever find yourself visiting the 1790s. -- Simon Heffer * Daily Telegraph, *Books of the Year* * [Mortimer] succeeds, rather brilliantly, in making a mass of information accessible and entertaining -- Kate Hubbard * Oldie * An entertaining and enlightening read * Choice Magazine * [An] excellent book... Mortimer's erudition is formidable, and he rarely writes a dull sentence -- Andrew Taylor * The Times, *Book of the Week* * Mortimer's accessible guidebook format brings...[Regency Britain] vividly to life * History Revealed *