Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings by Alison Weir

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By Alison Weir

Sister to Queen Anne Boleyn, she was once seduced through kings and used to be an intimate participant in a single of history’s so much gripping dramas. but a lot of what we all know approximately Mary Boleyn has been fostered via garbled gossip, romantic fiction, and the misconceptions repeated by means of historians. Now, in her most recent publication, New York Times bestselling writer and famous British historian Alison Weir supplies us the 1st ever full-scale, in-depth biography of Henry VIII’s well-known mistress, within which Weir explodes a lot of the mythology that surrounds Mary Boleyn and uncovers the reality approximately the most misunderstood figures of the Tudor age. 
 
With a similar model of in depth forensic study she dropped at her acclaimed ebook The woman within the Tower, Weir enables right here a brand new portrayal of her matters, revealing how Mary used to be handled by way of her bold relations and the most likely nature of the connection among the Boleyn sisters. She additionally posits new facts in regards to the popularity of Mary’s mom, Elizabeth Howard, who was once rumored to were an early mistress of Henry VIII.
 
Weir unravels the reality approximately Mary’s much-vaunted notoriety on the French court docket and her family members with King François I. She deals believable theories as to what occurred to Mary through the undocumented years of her lifestyles, and exhibits that, faraway from marrying a mere and complacent nonentity, she made an excellent fit with a tender guy who was once the King’s cousin and a emerging celebrity at court docket.
 
Weir additionally explores Mary’s personal place and function on the English court docket, and the way she grew to become Henry VIII’s mistress. She tracks the possible process their affair and investigates Mary’s genuine acceptance. With new and compelling facts, Weir offers the main conclusive resolution so far at the paternity of Mary’s young children, lengthy alleged to were Henry VIII’s progeny.
 
Alison Weir has drawn interesting info from the unique assets of the interval to piece jointly a existence steeped in secret and misfortune, debunking centuries-old myths and disproving authorised assertions, to provide us the reality approximately Mary Boleyn, the so-called nice and notorious whore.

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