History Weekends 2019: Alison Weir

Alison Weir will be speaking on Anna of Kleve, the fourth wife of Henry VIII, at our 2019 History Weekends in Chester and Winchester

BBC History Magazine will host two History Weekends in 2019.

Talk: Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets

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Chester: Sunday 27 October, 17.10–18.10

Winchester: Saturday 2 November, 18.20–19.20



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Talk synopsis: She is a German Princess. The king has fallen in love with her portrait and wants to marry her. If she does not please him, will it be divorce – or the headsman’s sword? Alison Weir reveals a charming woman loved by all who knew her – even by the king who rejected her.

Alison Weir will be speaking at the 2019 History Weekends.
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Speaker bio: Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She has published 18 history books, including Elizabeth the Queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Lady in the Tower and Elizabeth of York, and seven historical novels. Her latest biography is Queens of the Conquest, and her latest novel is Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen, the third in her Six Tudor Queens series. For further information, please visit Alison’s websites at www.alisonweir.org.uk and www.alisonweirtours.com.