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 - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
Alison Weir is one of my favourite authors, though she wouldn’t be if all her books were as off-topic and tedious as this one. Having had similar experiences with this author’s “biographies” on ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing
I really liked this book. It's a new angle on the well-covered area of Tudor history, and I really enjoyed Weir's explanations of how she reconstructed Mary's life, and where and why she disagreed ... Read full review