This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin and grandmother of monarchs. Some thought she should be queen of England. She ranked high at the court of her uncle, Henry VIII, and was lady of honour to five of his wives. Beautiful and tempestuous, she created scandal, not just once, but twice, by falling in love with unsuitable men. Fortunately, the marriage arranged for her turned into a love match.
Throughout her life her dynastic ties to two crowns proved hazardous. A born political intriguer, she was imprisoned in the Tower of London on three occasions, once under sentence of death. She helped to bring about one of the most notorious royal marriages of the sixteenth century, but it brought her only tragedy. Her son and her husband were brutally murdered, and there were rumours that she herself was poisoned. She warred with two queens, Mary of Scotland and Elizabeth of England. A brave survivor, she was instrumental in securing the Stuart succession to the throne of England for her grandson.
Her story deserves to be better known. This is the biography of an extraordinary life that spanned five Tudor reigns, a life packed with intrigue, drama and tragedy.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
"With a fine eye for period detail, Weir chronicles the romances, scandals and intrigues that saw five Tudor reigns." (JC Lady)
"Alison Weir has done us a favor by reviving the story of this extraordinary woman... This is a substantial, detailed biography of a fascinating woman who lived her extraordinary life to the full." (Phillippa Gregory Washington Post on Sunday)
"Weir balances historical data with emotional speculation to illuminate the ferocious dynastic ambitions and will to power that earned her subject a place in the spotlight." (The New York Times)
"A magnificent and thorough study by a sharp historian." (Julia Richardson Daily Mail)
"A fine writer with a wonderful gift for description" (Literary Review)
‘Alison Weir is one of our best popular historians and one, moreover, with an impressive scholarly pedigree in Tudor history.’ – Frank McLynn, Independent
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR007792943
Book Description Jonathan Cape 01/10/2015, 2015. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780224102247
Book Description -. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780224102247
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Fine. Seller Inventory # GOR010733638
Book Description Penguin Random House, 2015. Condition: Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # 16846330-20
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, England, 2015. Paperback. Condition: Good. Pages clean; binding tight; minor wear to covers. 542 pages. Illustrated in color and b&w. "A life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox." Size: 6" x 9". Seller Inventory # S193-047813
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd 2015-10-01, 2015. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Item is in very good condition. If supplemental codes/CDs for textbooks are required please contact us prior to purchasing as they may be missing. Seller Inventory # DS-0224102249-2
Book Description Jonathan Cape, London 2015, 2015. 23.0 x 15.0cms, 542pp, colour illusts, very good paperback & cover Margaret Douglas (1515-1578) was Henry VIII's neice and Mary Queen of Scot's mother. Seller Inventory # 173295
Book Description Jonathan Cape, 2015. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. UK History. Seller Inventory # ABE-1590022928342
Book Description JONATHAN CAPE LTD, UK, 2015. Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Seller Inventory # 54080