Alison Weir - Anna of Kleve - Queen of Secrets

Sat 1st June 2019 7:00PM
Penyard House, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7YH

Join Alison Weir - the UK's most popular and best-selling female historian, for a talk on her latest novel in the Six Tudor Queens series.

Anna of Kleve -A German Princess with a Guilty Secret

The King is in love with Anna’s portrait, but she has none of the accomplishments he seeks in a new bride.

She prays she will please Henry, for the balance of power in Europe rests on this marriage alliance.

But Anna’s past is never far from her thoughts, and the rumours rife at court could be her downfall.

Everyone knows the King won’t stand for a problem queen.

Alison Weir draws on new evidence to conjure a startling image of Anna as you’ve never seen her before.

A charming, spirited woman, she was loved by all who knew her – and even, ultimately, by the King who rejected her.  History tells us she was never crowned. But her story does not end there.


Rich in detailed research, Alison’s engaging prose has captured the interest and imagination of countless people, instilling a love of history that has influenced the career paths of historians, historical novelists and teachers, while also greatly increasing knowledge of medieval and Tudor English history among people throughout the world. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an honorary life patron of Historic Royal Palaces.

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Doors Open at 6:45PM
Starts at 7:00PM

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Penyard House, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7YH

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