In an astounding coincidence, Emma Frost, the writer of "The White Queen" BBC series, shares her name with a famous Marvel Comics "X-men" character, "Emma Frost, the White Queen," a member of the mutant clans. Yet this show, based on 16th-century historical personages, is in no way related to Marvel Comics or the mutants.
Series based on the popular and well-respected factual historical novelist Phillippa Gregory's book of the same name, the first in her series following the War of the Roses as well as people and events leading up to and through the reign of Henry VIII. A second series - based on Ms. Gregory's second book of the series, "The White Princess" - aired in 2017 ("The White Princess").
The trivia item below may give away important plot points.
Interestingly enough, when Isabel Neville's mother, Countess Anne of Warwick, tells Isabel of her first child's death, she proclaims it to have been a baby boy. However, Lady Isabel actually had a daughter outside of Calais, called Anne of York (after her sister Anne Neville). Historical registries show that the newborn girl, Anne, "died at sea".