About Mallory James

Mallory James read History and German at University College London, before completing her master’s degree at Queen Mary, University of London. She has contributed to a number of outlets, including All About History, History in an Hour and Historic UK. Her first book, Elegant Etiquette in the Nineteenth Century, was published by Pen and Sword in November 2017.

The blog, Behind The Past, is intended to entertain and spark interest. Addressing a fictional audience of socially ambitious Regency and Victorian ladies and gentlemen, it ‘seeks’ to help them throw the best ball, the perfect party and explores all other matters of conduct and etiquette.