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In This New Sepulchre by Sunday Times best-selling historian Alison Weir is a companion piece to the captivating final novel in the Six Tudor Queens series, Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife.

"How beautiful this place was. It was comforting to think that the Queen would lie here peacefully for eternity."

1549. Katharine Parr, the last of Henry VIII's queens, has been dead for some eight months. Her cousin, Mary Odell, comes to mourn her by the beautiful marble tomb Thomas Seymour has erected at their home, Sudeley Castle. Alone in the peaceful chapel, Mary will never be able to predict the fate of Katharine's resting place in the centuries to come. 

1782. Sudeley is a ruin and Katharine's body has lain hidden for decades. But a determined young woman has resolved to find her grave - and pay homage to her legacy. 

In the years that follow, Katharine's story captures the imagination of many different people who seek to know and remember the six Tudor queens. Can she finally be left to rest in peace?

©2021 Alison Weir (P)2021 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

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Catherine Parr

So sad to here how the queen's body was treated over time, and it is comforting to know that she was finally laid to rest. This book gives a great insight into the past and a fitting ending to the once loved queen.