The white queen

by Philippa Gregory

Publisher: Simon & Schuster in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 415 Downloads: 287
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Subjects:

  • Elizabeth, -- Queen, consort of Edward IV, King of England, -- 1437?-1492 -- Fiction,
  • Edward -- V, -- King of England, -- 1470-1483 -- Fiction,
  • Richard, -- Duke of York, -- 1472-1483 -- Fiction,
  • Edward -- V, -- King of England, -- 1470-1483 -- Death and burial -- Fiction,
  • Richard, -- Duke of York, -- 1472-1483 -- Death and burial -- Fiction,
  • Richard -- III, -- King of England, -- 1452-1485 -- Fiction,
  • Murder -- England -- History -- To 1500 -- Fiction,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Edward IV, 1461-1483 -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Richard III, 1483-1485 -- Fiction,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485 -- Fiction

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In this account of the wars of the Plantagenets, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, Elizabeth Woodville, catches the eye of the newly crowned boy king, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty. While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the missing princes in the Tower of London whose fate is still unknown.

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