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Queen Isabella: treachery, adultery, and murder in medieval England

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Ballantine Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044542

ISBN: 0345453190

Condition: As New


A portrait of Queen Isabella of England [1292-1358], describing her marriage to Edward II, the king's homosexual affairs, her flight back to France, and her alliance with her husband's arch-enemy, Roger Mortimer, with whom she launched a revolution. xxi, 487 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm. Bright, fresh and unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 825g. View more info

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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2012

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 050565

ISBN: 034552134X

Condition: As New


Presents a historical profile of Henry VIII's mistress and the sister of Anne Boleyn, examining her affair with Francis I of France, rise and fall in the Tudor court, and obscure later years after she married for love. xxiii, 375 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical tables ; 25 cm. Mint copy - bright & fresh - as new. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, 321g. View more info

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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2011

Edition: First USA Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33207

ISBN: 0345521331

Condition: As New


Mistress of Henry VIII and his rival Francois I, Mary Boleyn has often been romanticized and misrepresented in histories and in popular novels argues historian Weir in this fresh take on Anne Boleyn's sister. Weir's rigorous reassessment makes the case (long debated by historians) that Mary was likely the elder sister, based on her grandson's written assertion of this. Mary was never the great, infamous whore described by papal representative Rodolfo Pio. . . "Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape in 2011. 364pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy except for a tiny 'remainder d... View more info

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Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2009

Edition: First US Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041333

ISBN: 0345453239

Condition: Fine


Authoritative biography of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster, the third wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, a son of King Edward III. She had been the Duke's lover for many years before their marriage. xxii, 392pp, colour illustrations. Bright, clean copy. Very tiny remainder mark to the bottom edge otherwise unmarked. Similar, unclipped dustjacket but with a 2cm closed split at the foot of the fold in the fore-edge of the front panel.. Unpcked weight, 750g. View more info

The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Vintage Books: 2016

Edition: First Vintage Paperback

Seller ID: 443

ISBN: 0099546469

Condition: Near Fine


Alison Weir's sound scholarship and storyteller's gift for rich, telling detail constantly engages and enthrals the reader' The TimesThe captivating life of Margaret Douglas - a life of scandal, political intrigue and royal romance that spanned five Tudor reigns. Margaret Douglas, niece to Henry VIII by his sister Margaret Tudor, Dowager Queen of Scotland, xxi, 542pp, illustrated, index. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, light spine creases. Light top corner crease to the tip of the front wrapper. Appears almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 432g. We use both the Canada Pos... View more info