- Main Hall
- Monmouth Priory Monmouth NP25 3NX
Alison Weir is the biggest-selling female historian (and the fifth best-selling historian) in the UK. She has published twenty-one books and sold more than 2.7 million books.
In her latest book and at this talk Alison will talk about the third book in her Six Tudor Queens series.
Eleven days after the bloody death of the Queen, a young woman is dressing for her wedding to the King. She knows she must bear a son – or face ruin. She is haunted by the fate of her predecessor.
Jane begins to expose a gentler side to the King, but she clings to the old faith while living in an England in the throes of a religious revolution, where those who speak out risk a brutal death.
She faces plague and rebellion – and the shadow of the past.
How is she to survive in this terrifying world?
JANE SEYMOUR. The third of Henry’s queens.
In this sparkling novel, acclaimed, bestselling historian Alison Weir draws on new research for her compelling portrait of Jane, casting fresh light on both traditional and modern perceptions of her. A young woman of courage and compassion, come from a family tainted by scandal, Jane was driven by the strength of her faith, and a belief that she might do some good in a wicked world.
All will be well if she can give the King what he wants.