COVID-19 update: Delivery times back to normal. Click for details.
Contact Us Need help? Contact us
Explore Departments
Departments

The Lady Elizabeth

Alison Weir


PUBLISHED: 4th June 2009
ISBN: 9780099493822
ANNOTATION:
She is destined to ascend the throne, and deferred to as the King's heiress, but that all changes when her mother Anne Boleyn - Henry`s great passion and folly - is executed for treason.
The Lady Elizabeth
Product Unavailable
OTHER FORMATS:
PUBLISHED: 4th June 2009
ISBN: 9780099493822
ANNOTATION:
She is destined to ascend the throne, and deferred to as the King's heiress, but that all changes when her mother Anne Boleyn - Henry`s great passion and folly - is executed for treason.

Annotation

She is destined to ascend the throne, and deferred to as the King's heiress, but that all changes when her mother Anne Boleyn - Henry`s great passion and folly - is executed for treason.

Publisher Description

England, 1536. Home to the greatest, most glittering court in English history. But beneath the dazzling fa ade lies treachery...Elizabeth Tudor is daughter to Henry VIII, the most powerful king England has ever known. She is destined to ascend the throne, and deferred to as the Kings heiress, but that all changes when her mother Anne Boleyn - Henrys great passion and folly - is executed for treason.Elizabeth 's life alters in a heartbeat. A pawn in the savage game of Tudor power politics, she is disinherited, declared a bastard, and left with only her quick wits to rely on for her very existence. But Elizabeth is determined to survive, to foil those who want to destroy her, or who are determined to use her as a puppet for their own lethal ambition, and to reclaim her birthright...

Back Cover

England, 1536. Home to the greatest, most glittering court in English history. But beneath the dazzling faade lies treachery... Elizabeth Tudor is daughter to Henry VIII, the most powerful king England has ever known. She is destined to ascend the throne, and deferred to as the King's heiress, but that all changes when her mother Anne Boleyn - Henry's great passion and folly - is executed for treason. Elizabeth 's life alters in a heartbeat. A pawn in the savage game of Tudor power politics, she is disinherited, declared a bastard, and left with only her quick wits to rely on for her very existence. But Elizabeth is determined to survive, to foil those who want to destroy her, or who are determined to use her as a puppet for their own lethal ambition, and to reclaim her birthright... 'This novel takes us into a very plausible and frightening 16th-century world ... Can Elizabeth survive? Well, you know the answer, but this Tudor thriller is so exciting that you find yourself amazed that she did.' Daily Express

Author Biography

Alison Weir is one of Britain's top-selling historians. She is the author of numerous works of history and historical fiction, specialising in the medieval and Tudor periods. Her bestselling history books include The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth of York and, most recently, The Lost Tudor Princess. Her novels include Innocent Traitor, Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession. She is an Honorary Life Patron of Historic Royal Palaces. She is married with two adult children and lives and works in Surrey.

Review

[A] compelling, even irresistible read... Weir offers an exceptionally perceptive as well as imaginative interpretation of the most significant monarch in English history Booklist (starred review) Weir's Elizabeth is nuanced and enchanting, and the author lends a refreshing perspective to well-known characters and events... [An] entertaining look into the rarely explored life of one of England's most fascinating characters Publishers Weekly Weir employs contemporary gossip to intriguing effect. With a style that casts even Philippa Gregory's stately gavottes in a dashing new light, Weir convinces with her scholarly grasp Independent This enjoyable novel by a popular historian tells the story of Elizabeth I before she became Queen... She emerges as a thoughtful, wise, precocious and likeable survivor. The novel is meticulously researched and convincingly captures the intimate details of the future Monarch's daily life. Mail on Sunday This novel takes us into a very plausible and frightening 16th-century world... Can Elizabeth survive? Well, you know the answer but this Tudor thriller is so exciting that you find yourself amazed that she did. Daily Express

Promotional

The new novel from the author of the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling Innocent Traitor.

Review Text

This novel takes us into a very plausible and frightening 16th-century world... Can Elizabeth survive? Well, you know the answer but this Tudor thriller is so exciting that you find yourself amazed that she did.

Promotional "Headline"

The new novel from the author of the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling Innocent Traitor

Product Details

Author
Alison Weir
Pages
496
Year
2009
ISBN-10
0099493829
ISBN-13
9780099493822
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Publisher
Cornerstone
Short Title
LADY ELIZABETH
Audience Age
14-18
Residence
ENK
Series
Arrow Books
Publication Date
2009-06-04
Audience
General/Trade
Browse by category