We are thrilled to announce an evening with Alison Weir at Birkenhead School, Bushell Hall.
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.
Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian (and the fifth bestselling historian overall) in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences and an Honorary Life Patron of Historic Royal Palaces, and is married with two adult children. Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen is the third in the Six Tudor Queens series of novels about the wives of Henry VIII, which began with Sunday Times bestsellers Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession.
Tickets £20 inc signed copy of book
£30 Couple ticket one copy of the book.