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Author: Livi Michael
Publisher: London : Fig Tree, 2014.
Series: Wars of the Roses trilogy, book 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1445: Henry VI is married by proxy to Margaret of Anjou, an unpopular choice that causes national uproar. At the same time, the infant Margaret Beaufort is made a great heiress following the death of the Earl of Somerset. Everyone is competing to be her guardian: she brings with her the Beaufort fortune and an advantageous alliance with her uncle. In the years that follow, English rule in France collapses, Henry VI  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Livi Michael
ISBN: 9780241146248 0241146240
OCLC Number: 885301306
Description: xvi, 345 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: "1445. A bloody battle for the throne. And a young girl who will change English history." --
jacket. -1445: Henry VI is married by proxy to Margaret of Anjou, an unpopular choice that causes national uproar. At the same time, the infant Margaret Beaufort is made a great heiress following the death of the Earl of Somerset. Everyone is competing to be her guardian: she brings with her the Beaufort fortune and an advantageous alliance with her uncle. In the years that follow, English rule in France collapses, Henry VI goes insane, civil war erupts and families are pitted against each other.
Series Title: Wars of the Roses trilogy, book 1.

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Margaret of Anjou, French, beautiful, unpopular; her marriage in 1444 to a young Henry VI causes national uproar. As English rule in France collapses, Henry goes insane, civil war erupts, and  Read more...

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Clever...the narrative has the colour and power of the best of the chronicles she uses. * Sunday Times * A gripping story...Juxtaposing illuminating contemporary accounts of the Wars of the Roses Read more...

 
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