Books interview with Alison Weir: “Jane Seymour had the courage to stand up for what she cared about”

Alison Weir speaks to Ellie Cawthorne about her latest historical novel, which offers a new take on Henry VIII's third wife, Jane Seymour

A c1536 portrait of Jane Seymour by Hans Holbein the Younger. "Jane's marriage to Henry VIII lasted less than 18 months, and yet she was witness to some of the most turbulent events of his reign," says Alison Weir. (Photo by PAINTING / Alamy Stock Photo)

This article was first published in the June 2018 edition of BBC History Magazine

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