(December 4, 1806 - November 26, 1862), was an English poet, novelist, historian and traveller.
Julia Pardoe book frontispiece with her signature at the bottom.
She was born at Beverley, Yorkshire, and showed an early interest in literature. She became a prolific and versatile writer, producing in addition to her lively and well-written novels many books on travel, and others dealing with historical subjects. She was a keen observer, and her travel to the East gave her an accurate and deep knowledge of the peoples and manners of the East.