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Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian (and the fifth bestselling historian overall) in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences and an Honorary Life Patron of Historic Royal Palaces, and is married with two adult children. Anne Boleyn is the second in the Six Tudor Queens series of novels about the wives of Henry VIII, which began with Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen - a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Alison Weir

Queens of the Conquest England's Medieval Queens by Alison Weir
Queens of the Conquest England's Medieval Queens
Alison Weir
The story of England's medieval queens is vivid and stirring, packed with tragedy, high drama and even comedy. In the first volume of this epic new series, Alison Weir strips away centuries of romantic mythology and prejudice to reveal the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017
Six Tudor Queens: Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir
Reader Reviewed Six Tudor Queens: Anne Boleyn
Alison Weir
June 2017 Book of the Month. We know we are in good hands when an eminent historian renowned for her non-fiction work turns her hand to fiction. Lovers of historical novels will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017
Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen by Alison Weir
Reader Reviewed Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen
Alison Weir
One of our Books of the Year 2016. When you settle into an Alison Weir you settle into history itself. She is thorough, detailed and hugely knowledgeable. Here she delivers the first of a projected series to cover each of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017
Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen by Alison Weir
Reader Reviewed Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen
Alison Weir
One of our Books of the Year 2016. When you settle into an Alison Weir you settle into history itself. She is thorough, detailed and hugely knowledgeable. Here she delivers the first of a projected series to cover each of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2016
The Lost Tudor Princess A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox by Alison Weir
The Lost Tudor Princess A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Alison Weir
Alison Weir brings Margaret Douglas' captivating character out of the shadows for the first time. Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Some thought Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, should be queen of England. She ranked high at the court...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016
The Lost Tudor Princess A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox by Alison Weir
The Lost Tudor Princess A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Alison Weir
Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin and grandmother of monarchs. Some thought she should be queen of England. This is the biography...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Elizabeth of York by Alison Weir
Elizabeth of York
Alison Weir
History shows us two sides to Elizabeth of York - schemer and saint - and this is where Alison Weir’s book is invaluable, bringing us a portrait of a real woman at the centre of national events. One of those...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014
Marriage Game by Alison Weir
Marriage Game
Alison Weir
Whether the self-styled Virgin Queen and Robert, the son and grandson of traitors, slept together or not was a pre-occupation of the court and their open flirtation, whether or not it was consummated, very nearly cost Elizabeth the crown.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2014
A Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir
A Dangerous Inheritance
Alison Weir
Two women separated by time are linked by the most famous murder mystery in history, the Princes in the Tower...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2013
Mary Boleyn : 'The Great and Infamous Whore' by Alison Weir
Mary Boleyn : 'The Great and Infamous Whore'
Alison Weir
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 24 November 2011. In this, the first full-scale biography of Mary Boleyn, Alison Weir explodes much of the mythology that surrounds her subject and uncovers the facts about one of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2011
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Alison Weir
Alison Weir brings history to life yet again in this study of the last few days of Anne Boleyn's life. This reads as well as any fictional conspiracy theory novel with Weir delving in to historical documents to figure out...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2010
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Alison Weir
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 10 December 2009. Alison Weir brings history to life yet again in this study of the last few days of Anne Boleyn's life. This reads as well as any fictional conspiracy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2009

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