Dame Hilary Mary Mantel, born on6 July 1952, was a British writer whose work includes historical fiction, personal memoirs, and short stories.
Mantel has twice been awarded the Booker Prize, the first time for the 2009 novel Wolf Hall, a fictional account of Thomas Cromwell’s rise to power in the court of Henry VIII, and secondly for the 2012 novel Bring Up the Bodies, the second instalment of the Cromwell trilogy.
Mantel was the first woman and fourth person to receive the award twice, following in the footsteps of J. M. Coetzee, Peter Carey and J. G. Farrell.
The third instalment of the trilogy, The Mirror & the Light, was released on 5 March 2020 in the UK and the following July was longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize.
Hilary Mantel Children: Did Hilary Mantel Have Kids?
Hilary Mantel married Gerald McEwen in 1973, however, the couple never had kids.
Hilary Mantel was suffering from a severe form of endometriosis, which was unable for her to have children.
Endometriosis is a condition in which cells similar to the lining of the uterus, or endometrium, grow outside the uterus. Endometriosis often involves pelvic tissue and can envelop the ovaries and fallopian tubes.
It can affect nearby organs, including the bowel and bladder
Hilary Mantel never had a son or daughter.