Mary Boleyn: 'The Great and Infamous Whore'
Sister to Anne Boleyn and seduced by two kings, Mary Boleyn has long been the subject of scandal and myth. Her affair with Henry VIII fuelled the shocking annulment of his marriage to Anne, and Mary is rumoured to have borne his child in secret.
In this, the first full-length biography of Mary Boleyn, Alison Weir explodes much of the mythology that surrounds her subject's notoriety. Her extensive research gives us a new and detailed portrayal, revealing Mary as one of hte most misunderstood figures of the Tudor age.
From the internationally bestselling author of Eleanor of Aquitaine.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JEB5 - LibraryThing
An analysis of the life and times of Mary Boleyn told through examination of contemporary documents, including diaries, government documents, letters, and paintings. Alison Weir has the ability to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rainidontmind - LibraryThing
Alison Weir never writes a bad book, as far as I can tell. This one suffers a little from the lack of available information about Mary Boleyn, but Weir still tells a good (true) story. If only more history were this well-written and accessible. Read full review