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Blood sisters : the hidden lives of the women behind the Wars of the Roses

Author: Sarah Gristwood
Publisher: London : Harper Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How the Wars of the Roses were won and lost by the political and dynastic skills of the royal women: this is the true story behind Philippa Gregory's dramatic novels about fiery Queens and the perils of power.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Gristwood
ISBN: 9780007309290 0007309295 9780007309320 0007309325
OCLC Number: 779863346
Description: xv, 400 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations, map, genealogical ; 24 cm
Contents: Fatal marriage --
The red rose and the white --
A woman's fear --
No women's matters --
Captain Margaret --
Mightiness meets misery --
To love a king --
Fortune's pagent --
Domestic broils --
That was a queen --
My lovely queen --
Fortune's womb --
Mother of griefs --
A golden sorrow --
Weeping queens --
Innocent blood --
Letters to Richmond --
Anne my wife --
In Bosworth Field --
True succeeders --
Golden sovereignty --
The edge of traitors --
Civil wounds --
Like a queen inter me --
Our noble mother --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Sarah Gristwood.

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