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      An Evening with Alison Weir - Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen in Birmingham

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      July 7, 2020


      24-26 High Street
      Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7SL

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      An Evening with Alison Weir - Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen

      Join us for an evening with historian and author Alison Weir as she discusses the latestnovel in her Six Tudor Queens series - Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen:A naive girl, thrust forward by her ambitious family. A pretty girl, who has captured the heart of a king. She sings, she dances, she delights in the pleasures of being queen. The King tells the world she is a rose without a thorn. He extols her beauty and her virtue. But Katheryn has a past of which Henry knows nothing. It comes back increasingly to haunt her, even as she courts danger yet again.KATHERYN HOWARD the fifth of Henrys queens.Alison Weir relates one of the saddest chapters in English history. Those who gather roses should beware the thorns.Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian (and the fifth-bestselling historian overall) in the UK, and has sold over 3 million books worldwide. She has published nineteen history books, including her most recent non-fiction book, Queens of the Conquest, the first in her England's Medieval Queens quartet. Alison has also published ten historical novels.Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen is Alison Weir's tenth published novel and the fifth in the Six Tudor Queens series about the wives of Henry VIII, which was launched in 2016 to great critical acclaim. The earlier books in the series Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen, Anne Boleyn: A Kings Obsession, Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen and Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets were all Sunday Times bestsellers.Alison is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an honorary life patron of Historic Royal Palaces.Copies of Alison's new book will be available to buy at the event. If you have any special access requirements please let us know ahead of the event.

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