Jeremy Musson is a leading commentator and author on the
British country house and way of life. He was architectural editor
of Country Life from 1998 to 2007, for which he wrote
hundreds of articles on country houses and is still a contributor.
As a former National Trust assistant curator he redecorated state
rooms at Ickworth Park and curated Anglesey Abbey. Musson is the
author of several books including English Country House
Interiors, Robert Adam, The Drawing Room, The
English Manor House, How to Read a Country House, and
many more. He co-wrote and presented The Curious House Guest, a
BBC2 series on important country houses in 2005-2006.
Sir David Cannadine is a Director of the Royal Oak Foundation (the American arm of the National Trust in Britain) and a renowned British author and historian. He is the author of twelve books, including At the Summit of the World: the United Kingdom, 1800-1906, Margaret Thatcher: A Life, and The Right Kind of Past: Teaching History in Twentieth-Century England, and is the editor or co-editor of thirteen books. Sir Cannadine has taught at Oxford, Cambridge, Princeton, Yale, and NYU, and has served as a trustee or board member for many other historic organisations and societies.