Visit Catherine’s 18th century world at Catherine Curzon is a royal historian and blogs on all matters 18th century at A Covent Garden Gilflurt's Guide to Life. Her work has featured by publications and websites including BBC History Extra, All About History, History of Royals and Jane Austen’s Regency World. She has also provided additional material for the sell-out theatrical show, An Evening with Jane Austen. Catherine holds a Master’s degree in Film and when not dodging the furies of the guillotine, she lives in Yorkshire atop a ludicrously steep hill. Her book, Life in the Georgian Court, can be purchased from online retailers including Amazon UK, Amazon US and at bookstores!

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