04 Alison Weir – Elizabeth of York – 2.00-3.00pm, Friday 24 June, The Vinson
We are delighted to welcome Alison Weir to open the BuckLitFest main weekend. The bestselling female historian in the UK with over 3 million books sold worldwide, Alison is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an honorary life patron of Historic Royal Palaces.
Alison’s acclaimed new novel Elizabeth of York brings to life the extraordinary story of the English princess who was sister to the Princes in the Tower, queen to Henry VII, and mother to Henry VIII. In this turbulent and fascinating period of history, Elizabeth united the white rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster to start the great new age of the Tudors.