The first full-length biography of a much maligned - but astonishingly colourful - Queen of England.
Alison Weir is one of Britain's top-selling historians. She is the author of numerous works of history and historical fiction, specialising in the medieval and Tudor periods. Her bestselling history books include The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth of York and, most recently, The Lost Tudor Princess. Her novels include Innocent Traitor, Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession. She is an Honorary Life Patron of Historic Royal Palaces. She is married with two adult children and lives and works in Surrey.
This meticulous no-nonsense biography presents a fascinating story
complete with puzzles -- Marianne Brace * Independent on Sunday
A beautifully nuanced portrait of a fascinating lady... gives a vivid sense of the riotous realpolitik of medieval times * Scotsman *
This is history which reads like a novel. Weir writes lucidly, with an eye for the details which bring the period to life -- Christopher Hudson * Daily Mail *