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Welcome! I’m Lucy Worsley, by day Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, and by night a writer of history books.  I’m occasionally to be spotted on the BBC, and my most recent series was Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley.  Hope you enjoyed it if you got the chance to watch!

Thanks for visiting, do come on in & look around, and I hope to meet you in the flesh at one of my talks some day!

Home page photo by Tim Stubbings.

From My Blog

A tour of Eliza Rose’s Hampton Court

A lovely spring day at Hampton Court yesterday so out I went with my camera to make a photo tour for you.  These are the real places and real things that inspired me when I was writing my story set at the palace, ELIZA ROSE.  (Short commercial break warning: you can get your copy here!)

About my new novel Eliza Rose…

The Telegraph published this interview conducted by Francesca Wade, but I can’t find it online to point you to it! I hope I won’t get in trouble for reproducing it here. With my thanks to Francesca, a fellow Dorothy L. Sayers fan, for letting me have my say! Tales of lecherous Tudors Lucy Worsley tells

New series: Empire of the Tsars, Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley

Tonight’s the night for our Russian adventures – if you follow me on Twitter you may have spotted that I spent a few weeks last summer following the Romanovs around their former domain.  I hope you enjoy it if you get the chance to watch.