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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.
'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
Publication date: 25/02/2016
Publisher: Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Publication date: 01/10/2015
|Publication date:||25th February 2016|
|Publisher:||Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites, History,|
|Categories:||Biography: historical, political & military, Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700,|
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-KnorrMore About Alison Weir