Darcey Bonnette has written several books about the Tudors, her latest about Margaret Tudor, Henry v111’s sister arrived at Leeds Libraries this week.
As daughter of Henry VII, Margaret Tudor’s duty is to gain alliances for England. Barely out of girlhood, Margaret is married by proxy to James IV and while Jamie is an affectionate husband, he is not a faithful one and providing an heir cannot guarantee Margaret’s safety when Jamie leads an invading army against her own brother, Henry VIII.
In the wake of tragic loss she falls prey to the attentions of the ambitious Earl of Angus – a move that brings Scotland to the brink of anarchy. Beset by betrayal, secret alliances, and the vagaries of her own heart, Margaret has one overriding ambition – to preserve the crown of Scotland for her son, no matter what the cost
If you like it, Darcey Bonnette’s other titles are –