• "A thrilling and chilling story"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "At last we have the truth about Henry VIII's wives. This book is as reliable and scholarly as it is readable"

    A. L. Rowse, Evening Standard
  • "An entertaining account of Henry VIII's complicated domestic history. It is full of interesting detail... Alison Weir's treatment of this perennially fascinating subject is a beguiling one"

    Anne Somerset, London Review of Books