Alison Weir - Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife

In conversation with Stewart Collins

Alison Weir - Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife





Saturday 30 October, 2021

St Mary's Church, Petworth, GU28 0AD

11.30am - 12.30pm

Adults £12 / 18 and under £5 / Online £5

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We welcome the UK’s top selling female historian Alison Weir. Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife is her latest novel and the last in the Six Tudor Queens series about the wives of Henry VIII, which was launched in 2016 to great critical acclaim. The earlier books in the series – Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen, Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession, Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen and Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets were all Sunday Times bestsellers.

Katharine Parr - Two husbands dead; a life marred by sadness, and now Katharine is in love for the first time in her life. The eye of an ageing and dangerous king falls upon her. She cannot refuse him. She must stifle her feelings and never betray that she wanted another.

And now she is the sixth wife. Her enemies are closing in. She must fight for her very life.

Katharine Parr – the last of Henry’s queens.

Alison Weir recounts the extraordinary story of a warm and kindly woman forced into a perilous situation and rising heroically to the challenge. Yet she will be betrayed by those she loves and trusts most. Too late, the truth will dawn on her.

Alison Weir has sold over 3 million books worldwide. She has published twenty history books, including her most recent non-fiction book, Queens of the Crusades, the first in her England’s Medieval Queens quartet. She has also published ten historical novels.

Alison is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an honorary life patron of Historic Royal Palaces

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