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The white queen

Author: Philippa Gregory
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Touchstone hardcover edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction, English
Biographical fiction, English
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen consort of Edward IV King of England; Edward, King of England; Richard, Duke of York; Edward, King of England; Richard, Duke of York; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philippa Gregory
ISBN: 9781416563686 1416563687
OCLC Number: 424526286
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Includes an Author's note : "This new novel, the first of a series about the Plantaganets."--P. 409.
Description: 415 p. : map, geneal. table ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Cousins' war. ;
Responsibility: Philippa Gregory.
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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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