Alison Weir
Alison Weir
1969

Alison Weir is a British historian and novelist, best known for her biographies of medieval and Tudor English queens from Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry VIII’s wives. She started researching and writing history at an early age, completing a biography of Anne Boleyn, a three-volume Tudor history, and several historical plays before turning 15! She is now the top-selling female historian in the UK.