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The Lady Elizabeth: A Novel

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202999

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very light edge wear to jacket. 2008 Hard Cover. Following the tremendous success of her first novel, Innocent Traitor, which recounted the riveting tale of the doomed Lady Jane Grey, acclaimed historian and New York Times bestselling author Alison Weir turns her masterly storytelling skills to the early life of young Elizabeth Tudor, who would grow up to become England’s most intriguing and powerful queen. View more info

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The Wars of the Roses

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275603

ISBN: 0345404335

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Pages lightly toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Lancaster and York. For much of the fifteenth century, these two families were locked in battle for control of the English throne. Kings were murdered and deposed. Armies marched on London. Old noble names were ruined while rising dynasties seized power and lands. The war between the royal houses of Lancaster and York, the most complex in English history, profoundly altered the course of the monarchy. Alison Weir, one of the foremost authorities on British history, brings brilliantly to life ... View more info

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The Life of Elizabeth I

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2280397

ISBN: 0345425502

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 532 pp. Author of The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Weir investigates the life of Queen Elizabeth I. Despite being the most influential sovereign in England's history, her life was quite private. Among the topics researched are her love of the Earl of Leicester and whether her status of remaining single was influenced by her mother, Anne Boleyn. View more info

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Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285032

ISBN: 0345453190

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top corner of rear jacket flap bumped. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, 487 pp. Isabella arrived in London in 1308, the spirited twelve-year-old daughter of King Philip IV of France. Her marriage to the heir to England’s throne was designed to heal old political wounds between the two countries, and in the years that followed, she would become an important figure, a determined and clever woman whose influence would come to last centuries. But Queen Isabella’s political machinations led generations of historians to malign her, earning her a ... View more info

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

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285033

ISBN: 0345453239

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 392 pp. Acclaimed author Alison Weir has been prolific with her books on English royalty covering everything from the Houses of York and Lancaster to the reigns of the Tudors and beyond. Now this remarkable historian brings to life the extraordinary tale of the woman who was ancestor to them all: Katherine Swynford, a royal mistress who was to become one of the most crucial figures in the history of the British royal dynasties. Born in the mid-fourteenth century, Katherine de Roët was only twelve ... View more info

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The Children of Henry VIII

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2285113

ISBN: 0345391187

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 385 pp. At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth, the teenage daughter of his second wife Anne Boleyn; and his young great-niece, the Lady Jane Grey. In her brilliantly compelling new book, Alison Weir, author of four highly acclaimed chronicles of English royalty, paints a unique portrait of these four extraordinary rulers, examining th... View more info

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The Life of Elizabeth I

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1998

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2285116

ISBN: 0345405331

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Jacket spine base lightly bumped. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 532 pp. Perhaps the most influential sovereign England has ever known, Queen Elizabeth I reigned prosperously for more than forty years, from 1558 until her death in 1603. During her rule, however, she remained an extremely private person, keeping her own counsel and sharing secrets with no one--not even her closest, most trusted advisors. Now, in this brilliantly researched, fascinating new book, acclaimed biographer Alison Weir brings the enigmatic figure of Elizabeth 1 to life as... View more info

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The Princes in the Tower

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1992

Seller ID: 2285117

ISBN: 0345383729

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 287 pp. Despite five centuries of investigation by historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, remain two of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history. Did Richard III really kill 'the Princes in the Tower,' as is commonly believed, or was the murderer someone else entirely? Carefully examining every shred of contemporary evidence as well as dozens of modern accounts, English historian Alison Weir reconstructs the entire ... View more info

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Henry VIII: The King and His Court (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285141

ISBN: 034543708X

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Top corner of last few pages faintly dog-eared. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 632 pp. Henry VIII, renowned for his command of power and celebrated for his intellect, presided over one of the most magnificent–and dangerous–courts in Renaissance Europe. Never before has a detailed, personal biography of this charismatic monarch been set against the cultural, social, and political background of his glittering court. Now Alison Weir, author of the finest royal chronicles of our time, brings to vibrant life the turbulent, complex figu... View more info

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The Princes in the Tower

By: Weir, Alison; Rendell, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1999

Seller ID: 2200342

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges rubbed. 1999 Hard Cover. xv, [3], 264 pp. 8vo. Foreword by Ruth Rendell. Despite five centuries of investigation by historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, remain two of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history. Did Richard III really kill 'the Princes in the Tower,' as is commonly believed, or was the murderer someone else entirely? Carefully examining every shred of contemporary evidence as well as dozens of modern accounts, English historian Alison Weir reconstructs ... View more info