Alison Weir is the author of several books of royal history and biography. Her latest, ‘Elizabeth of York: The First Tudor Queen’, will be published in November by Jonathan Cape
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This week's big questions: Is the monarchy’s future safe? Is republicanism dead? Should we be more like the Dutch?
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Answered this week by royal history and biography writer Alison Weir
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