Full of passion and betrayal, murder and war, the first volume of an epic new series from bestselling historian Alison Weir, bringing five of England's medieval queens to life.
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 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 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She lives and works in Surrey.
Brings England's Norman queens out of the shadows and dazzlingly
to life. Drawing on a wealth of fascinating contemporary
sources, Alison Weir presents the drama, passion and intrigue of
these extraordinary women's lives and restores them to their
rightful place in history. A masterpiece. -- Tracy
Another polished, fascinating gem from Weir herself, the queen of history writing. -- John Lewis-Stempel * Sunday Express *
Alison Weir's hugely popular history books are as gripping as novels * The Times *
Weir provides immense satisfaction. She writes in a pacy, vivid style, engaging the heart as well as the mind -- Amanda Foreman
[A] riveting history of the century following the Norman Conquest -- Simon Shaw * Mail on Sunday *