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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

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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 of her uncle, Henry VIII, and was lady of honour to five of his wives. Beautiful and tempestuous, she created scandal - twice - by falling in love with unsuitable men.

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The Lost Tudor Princess A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox by Alison Weir

Throughout her life her dynastic ties to two crowns proved hazardous. A born political intriguer, she was imprisoned in the Tower of London three times, once under sentence of death. Her husband and son were brutally murdered, she warred with two queens, and proved instrumental in securing the Stuart succession to the throne of England for her grandson.


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'With a fine eye for period detail, Weir chronicles the romances, scandals and intrigues that saw five Tudor reigns.' -- JC Lady

'A fine writer with a wonderful gift for description' Literary Review

'A refreshing perspective on an otherwise unfamiliar period of British history' The Times

'Weir brings this astonishing and wild woman to glorious life.' -- Kate Williams Metro

'I thought I knew the Tudors, but Weir manages, delightfully, to spring a string of surprises.' -- Sarah Gristwood BBC History Magazine

About the Author

Alison Weir

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.

Author photo © Miklos Csepely-Knorr

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Publication date

25th February 2016

Author

Alison Weir

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www.alisonweir.org.uk/

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Publisher

Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Format

Paperback
576 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
History
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Biography: historical, political & military

Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700

ISBN

9780099546467

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