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Christmas at the court of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Henry VIII always kept the feast of Christmas with ‘much nobleness and open court’. It was incumbent upon kings to dispense hospitality throughout the twelve days of the festival, and in Henry’s reign more than a thousand […]

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Ladies in Waiting – Alison Weir

The wives of Henry VIII were served by a hierarchy of female attendants, mostly of noble and gentle birth. These were the women who resided with her in her private apartments – a chaste female […]

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Discover the audio editions of Alison Weir’s Six Tudor Queens series

It’s #LoveAudio Week this week, and we’re celebrating some of our best-loved historical authors and their audiobooks. Up today is the brilliant Alison Weir, author of the Six Tudor Queens series. Katherine of Aragon: The […]

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The Story Behind THE BLACKENED HEART – Alison Weir

Rumours that Henry VIII’s first wife, Katherine of Aragon, was poisoned, current after her death in 1536, have always intrigued me, and when it came to writing my novel, Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen, […]

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The True Queen by Alison Weir

For publication of her novel, KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN, in paperback Alison Weir looks at whether Katherine of Aragon was the true queen of England.    Was Katherine of Aragon right to make […]

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How Did Henry VIII become a monster? by Alison Weir

Alison Weir, author of KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN, the first in her Six Tudor Queens series looks at a common misconception about Henry VIII…   I would like to correct a misconception about […]

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Christmas with the Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Christmas in Tudor England is always described as a season of great feasting and revelry, but, then as now, it was a time when sadness was more poignant. That was sometimes the reality of the […]

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The Real Prince of Roses by Alison Weir

My forthcoming fictional e-short on Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, published on 10th November, is based closely on historical sources. My account of the Prince’s long-debated illness owes much to the ground-breaking research of Katherine […]

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Alice Morley reviews Katherine of Aragon

In this month’s H for History review, team member Alice Morley reviews Alison Weir’s mighty new History has not been kind to Katherine of Aragon. Her image, in most people’s minds is of the frumpy, […]

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The Story of the Cover: Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen by Alison Weir

Siobhan, from Headline’s Creative Department tells the story of the cover…Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen is the first book in Alison Weir’s Six Tudor Queens series. Being the first in the series of six […]

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