Books by Alison Weir

Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen

The story of Jane Seymour’s rise to the throne (and her subsequent death after bringing forth Henry VIII’s only male heir) has been well chronicled by many.  Was she pushed by her ambitious family?  Was she truly the docile angel she was later enshrined as?  Alison Weir – well known writer ...

Mistress of the Monarchy

Of course I bought Mistress of the Monarchy by Alison Weir because of Anya Seton’s historical novel Katherine. I love the novel, and I thought it would be deeply interesting to take a closer look at its main characters from a historian’s point-of-view. I was not disappointed. The love story o ...