• "A glittering evocation of the Tudor Court, its splendour as well as its vulgarity...a responsive, rounded portrait"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "A compelling, readable account of the life and times of the king who put England firmly on the map of power politics... Good history books ought to change the way we look at ourselves and our nation's past. Henry VIII: King and Court is one such book"

    Lisa Jardine, Literary Review
  • "Weir provides immense satisfaction. She writes in a pacy, vivid style, engaging the heart as well as the mind"

    Amanda Foreman, Independent