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Six Tudor Queens by Alison Weir

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  • Date and time

    Thursday 30 June 2022 19:00 - 20:30
  • Price

    £14
  • Location

    Bramall Hall, Bramhall Park, Stockport, SK7 3NX
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Description

Divorced, beheaded, died. The lives of Henry VIII’s wives make for dramatic stories.

In her 6 novels Alison Weir offers new insights into the lives of these 6 queens. Based on new research and theories, she evokes the world of a court dominated by the will of an egomaniacal, suggestible king, and the ruthless power politics that were the reality behind its magnificent façade. She relates how Henry’s 6 queens lived a hair’s breadth away from disaster, and how it frequently overtook them.

Theirs are grim and tragic stories, set in a lost world of splendour and brutality. A world in which love, or the game of it, dominated, but dynastic pressures overrode romance. In this world, one dominated by religious change, there are few saints.

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