Three had been queens of England. Why were such important people put to death? Alison Weir' s gripping book tells their stories: from the former friend betrayed by a man set on being king, to the young girl killed after just nine days on the throne. Alison Weir is a wonderful storyteller. Through her vivid writing, history comes alive. The others were found guilty of treason. More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London.
Traitors of the Tower
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