Alison Weir


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in London, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1951

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Alison Weir is a British writer of history books for the general public, mostly in the form of biographies about British kings and queens, and of historical fiction. Before becoming an author, Weir worked as a teacher of children with special needs. She received her formal training in history at teacher training college. She currently lives in Surrey, England, with her two children.

Average rating: 3.96 · 325,226 ratings · 17,531 reviews · 67 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Six Wives of Henry VIII

4.08 avg rating — 67,207 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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The Life of Elizabeth I

3.99 avg rating — 32,833 ratings — published 1998 — 30 editions
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Innocent Traitor

3.95 avg rating — 32,082 ratings — published 2006 — 38 editions
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The Lady Elizabeth

3.97 avg rating — 26,235 ratings — published 2008 — 38 editions
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Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life

3.88 avg rating — 16,554 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
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The Children of Henry VIII

3.94 avg rating — 15,355 ratings — published 1996 — 21 editions
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Henry VIII: The King and Hi...

4.05 avg rating — 14,201 ratings — published 2001 — 20 editions
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The Lady in the Tower: The ...

3.91 avg rating — 13,899 ratings — published 2009 — 28 editions
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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress o...

3.71 avg rating — 10,743 ratings — published 2011 — 25 editions
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Queen Isabella: Treachery, ...

3.69 avg rating — 8,967 ratings — published 2005 — 23 editions
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Katherine of Aragón: The Tr... Anne Boleyn: A King's Obses... Jane Seymour: The Haunted Q... Anna of Kleve: The Princess... Katheryn Howard, the Scanda... Katharine Parr, the Sixth Wife
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The Lady Elizabeth The Marriage Game: A Novel ...
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Queens of the Conquest Queens of the Crusades The Early Plantagenets
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“I prefer to be left alone with my books.”
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“If only they would all just leave me alone with my books and my letters, I would be content to let life, and the world pass me by”
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“You must pray to God for forgiveness because I can give you none”
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