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The whole York family was under lock and key on The White Princess Season 1 Episode 2.
Elizabeth was tricked into captivity at the palace, Lizzie can't go out to play because she's pregnant and medieval attitudes about her condition are scary close to those of present day gynoticians, and poor, simple Teddy is a threat.
Even Cecily, who thinks she's a gatekeeper, is captive. She may think they're under quarantine from the plague, but she wouldn't be allowed anywhere even if half of England weren't dying.
Cecily is just the worst. I want to give her some benefit of the doubt, but my god, she just doesn't give us anything to work with, does she?
I mean, sure, she's the often overlooked second daughter – always an afterthought, she was literally the backup bride for Lizzie's original engagement to the dauphin of France.
Her childhood was punctuated by periods of living in »
- Elizabeth Harlow
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When an outbreak of plague* is the best thing that happens to you, you are experiencing some rough times, indeed.
Yet in an episode of The White Princess in which Elizabeth and her mother are put under house arrest, Henry is stabbed and Teddy is thrown in the Tower of London, a little sweating sickness seems like manna from heaven.
How can this be? Read on for the highlights of “Hearts and Minds.”
*Yes, I know it’s not actually the plague. But because Ned mentions it in the episode, »
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