Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox. Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin and grandmother of monarchs. Beautiful and tempestuous, she created scandal, not just once, but twice, by falling in love with unsuitable men. Fortunately, the marriage arranged for her turned into a love match.
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ALISON WEIR lives and works in Surrey. Her non-fiction books include Britain's Royal Families, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Children of England, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Henry VIII: King and Court, Mary, Queen of Scots, Isabella: She-Wolf of France, Queen of England, Katherine Swynford: The Story of John of Gaunt and His Scandalous Duchess, and Elizabeth of York. Her novels include Innocent Traitor, The Lady Elizabeth and A Dangerous Inheritance.Review:
"With a fine eye for period detail, Weir chronicles the romances, scandals and intrigues that saw five Tudor reigns." -- JC * Lady * "Alison Weir has done us a favor by reviving the story of this extraordinary woman... This is a substantial, detailed biography of a fascinating woman who lived her extraordinary life to the full." -- Phillippa Gregory * Washington Post on Sunday * "Weir balances historical data with emotional speculation to illuminate the ferocious dynastic ambitions and will to power that earned her subject a place in the spotlight." * The New York Times * "A magnificent and thorough study by a sharp historian." -- Julia Richardson * Daily Mail * "A fine writer with a wonderful gift for description" * Literary Review *
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