In 2017, Festival Archive

‘Fotheringhay and the fall of Mary Queen of Scots’

Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She has published seventeen history books; her latest biography is The Lost Tudor Princess, and her latest novel is Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen, the first in a series of novels about the wives of Henry VIII. Alison has completed over 650 events over the years; these include at Hampton Court Palace, The Tower of London and Peterborough Cathedral . Alison has also featured on numerous radio and television programmes, and four of her books have been selected for Radio 4’s ‘Book of the Week’.

As Musick Rediscover’d, Kathleen and Alan were honoured to play in the procession at Bosworth accompanying Richard III’s coffin. They will perform music that would have been heard in Mary’s private chamber, with some from the courts of Henry VII and VIII, from France and from Scotland.

Where: St Guthlac’s Church, Church Street, Market Deeping PE6 8DA

When: 4.15pm

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