Alison Weir is the New York Times bestselling author of several historical biographies, including Elizabeth of York, Mary Boleyn, The Lady in the Tower, Mistress of the Monarchy, Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Life of Elizabeth I, and The Six Wives of Henry VIII, and the novels The Marriage Game, A Dangerous Inheritance, Captive Queen, The Lady Elizabeth, and Innocent Traitor. She lives in Surrey, England, with her husband.
"This is a substantial, detailed biography of a fascinating woman
who lived her extraordinary life to the full, taking desperate
chances for love and for ambition. It will appeal to anyone with an
interest in the powerful women of the Tudor period."--Philippa
Gregory, The Washington Post
"Tackling the family from an unexpected angle, [Alison] Weir offers a blow-by-blow account of six decades of palace intrigue. . . . Weir balances historical data with emotional speculation to illuminate the ferocious dynastic ambitions and will to power that earned her subject a place in the spotlight."--The New York Times Book Review