What is the plot of The White Queen?

What is the plot of The White Queen?

The White Queen is set right in the middle of the Wars of the Roses, a series of brutal conflicts between two rival royal houses: the House of Lancaster and the House of York. The bitterness between them is heightened by their very closeness – both houses are off-shoots from the greater House of Plantagenet.

What happens at the end of The White Queen?

Putting Stanley in his place and naming herself Margaret Regina was vindication for all those nights spent passed out from hunger on the chapel floor and grazing her saints knees with prayer. Call it God’s will or sheer bloody mindedness, but she finally achieved her prize.

What is The White Queen based on?

The White Queen (TV series)

The White Queen
Based on The White Queen The Red Queen The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Philippa Gregory
Written by Emma Frost Lisa McGee Malcolm Campbell Nicole Taylor
Directed by James Kent Jamie Payne Colin Teague
Starring Rebecca Ferguson Amanda Hale Faye Marsay (See full cast list)

Does The White Queen have a son with Edward?

Her marriage to Edward IV produced a total of ten children, including another son, Richard, Duke of York, who would later join his brother as one of the Princes in the Tower.

Should you watch The White Queen before The White Princess?

In recent years, STARZ has produced three shows that take place during the height of England’s Wars of the Roses and that continue into the Tudor period. The series started with “The White Queen,” followed by “The White Princess,” and the first season of “The Spanish Princess.”

How are The White Queen and white princess related?

The White Princess serves as a direct sequel to The White Queen — the novel that the new show is based on is the fifth in the Cousins’ War series, chronologically following the three that informed the plot of The White Queen.

Is The White Princess a sequel to The White Queen?

It is a sequel to the 2013 miniseries The White Queen, which adapted three of Gregory’s previous novels, and begins immediately where The White Queen finished.

Is Philippa Gregory accurate?

Criticism. Gregory has said that her “commitment to historical accuracy” is a hallmark of her writing. This is disputed by historians.

What happened to Elizabeth Woodville’s son Richard?

Richard died at the battle of Wakefield in 1460 but his family claim to the throne survived him and his eldest son became king the following year – as Edward IV. Richard’s younger son would also be king, as Richard III.