Rebecca Fraser is a journalist and broadcaster, who has written for numerous publications, including Tatler, Vogue, The Times and the Spectator. She is a regular contributor to the BBC History website, and her narrative history book People’s History of Britain was described as "an elegantly written, impressively well‐informed single‐volume history of how England was governed during the past 2000 years" by The Telegraph. She also penned a feminist biography of Charlotte Bronte and wrote the introduction to the Everyman edition of Shirley and The Professor. Her upcoming book The Mayflower Generation: The Winslow Family and the Fight for the New World sheds new light on the perils of crossing the ocean.