Festivals / Arts & Culture / Talks & Lectures Alison Weir Mary I: Queen of Sorrows

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Lichfield Festival's 2024 Historian and Writer in Residence, Alison Weir, brings her brand new Tudor novel to the summer Festival: Mary I: Queen of Sorrows.

Adored only child of King Henry VIII and his first wife Katherine of Aragon, young Princess Mary grows up as the sole heiress to the English throne. But her father wants a son, and soon Mary’s world begins to fall apart.

With her parents’ marriage – and England, the kingdom – in crisis, Mary is banished from the court and kept apart from the mother she adores. The King promises to restore his daughter to favour, but first Mary must do something for which she will never forgive herself…

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Saturday 13 July 2024, 10:30 - 11:30
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The Hub at St Mary's
Market Square
Lichfield
WS13 6LG

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