About The Author
Books by Ian Mortimer
The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century (2011)
Ian Mortimer is a British historian and author specializing in later medieval English history. He has the highest academic degrees in history and archival studies and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Society of Antiquaries.
Mortimer has a very unique approach to writing history, preferring to focus on the story and humanity of the past rather than simply relating facts, while still retaining an impressive scholarly style. He is obviously passionate about the past, and you can read this passion bursting from every sentence. This creates social history that is alive with excitement, and books which can hardly help but to infect the reader with a similar delight upon reading them.