Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen by Alison Weir
The first of Henry’s Queens. Her story…
Six weeks from home across treacherous seas, everything is different: the language, the food, the weather. And for her there is no comfort in any of it. At sixteen years-old, Catalina is alone among strangers.
She misses her mother. She mourns her lost brother.
She cannot trust even those assigned to her protection.
Acclaimed, bestselling historian Alison Weir has based her enthralling account of Henry VIII’s first wife on extensive research and new theories. She reveals a strong, spirited woman determined to fight for her rights and the rightful place of her daughter. A woman who believed that to be the wife of a King was her destiny
History tells us how she died. This captivating novel shows us how she lived.
A Spanish princess. Raised to be modest, obedient and devout.
Destined to be an English Queen.