Talk: Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets
Chester: Sunday 27 October, 17.10–18.10
Winchester: Saturday 2 November, 18.20–19.20
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.
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.