The White Queen
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Heiress to the red rose of Lancaster, Margaret Beaufort fervently believes that her house is the true ruler of England.
When Elizabeth rejects his sexual advances, he agrees to marry her in private and later makes her Queen of England. Reviewing the final episode for The Daily Telegraph, Bernadette McNulty stated that the series, "fell between two stools—not serious enough for the scholars nor glitzy enough for the Game of Thrones fans".But Stephen is a man deeply scarred, still troubled by nightmares of the fighting on the plains of Flanders, alienated from his comfortable home, his family firm of solicitors, and close to no-one but his shell shocked mute batman, Coventry. As Henry Tudor prepares to cross the Channel, a solar eclipse takes place; Margaret sees this as a message from God that Henry will be king. Aided by the witchcraft skills of her mother Jacquetta, Elizabeth seduces reigning king Edward IV, of the family of the white rose, the House of York.
During the filming, a local, said that one of Richard and Anne's children was actually born in the abbey. With a secret marriage, English court, visions, and a struggle for power, this book leads up to a woman setting up her children for the best future possible—which could be the throne. Elizabeth leaves sanctuary and sends her older daughters to Richard's court as ladies-in-waiting to Queen Anne.
Gregory earned her international reputation evoking sex, violence, love and betrayal among the Tudors; here she adds intimate relationships, political maneuvering and battlefield conflicts as well as some well-drawn supernatural elements.