Book Review: Elizabeth of York – Alison Weir

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Title: Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World Author: Alison Weir ISBN: 9780345521361 Pages: 608 Release Date: December 3, 2013 Publisher: Ballantine Books Genre: Nonfiction, History, Biography Source: Publisher Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Summary: In this definitive biography, historian Alison Weir takes a close look at Elizabeth of York, mother of Henry VIII and grandmother of Elizabeth I, examining old sources and new evidence to put a face to this mysterious woman. Snapshot Review: Fans of British history and historical biographies will no doubt devour Weir’s latest; this biography of Elizabeth of York is well-researched and well-written. It examines Elizabeth herself, as well as placing her into the larger context of England’s tumultuous times. . . .

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