• "This meticulous no-nonsense biography presents a fascinating story complete with puzzles"

    Marianne Brace, Independent on Sunday
  • "A beautifully nuanced portrait of a fascinating lady... gives a vivid sense of the riotous realpolitik of medieval times"

  • "This is history which reads like a novel. Weir writes lucidly, with an eye for the details which bring the period to life"

    Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail