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Three different, yet equally relentless women vie for the throne in 15th Century England.
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Series cast summary:
...  Richard Duke of Gloucester / ... 10 episodes, 2013
...  Queen Elizabeth / ... 10 episodes, 2013
...  Lady Margaret Beaufort 10 episodes, 2013
...  Anne Neville 10 episodes, 2013
...  King Edward / ... 9 episodes, 2013
...  Anthony Rivers 8 episodes, 2013
...  Jasper Tudor 8 episodes, 2013
...  Countess of Warwick 7 episodes, 2013
...  George Duke of Clarence 7 episodes, 2013
...  Isabel Neville 7 episodes, 2013
...  Duchess Cecily 6 episodes, 2013
...  Jacquetta Woodville 6 episodes, 2013
Eve Ponsonby ...  Mary Woodville 6 episodes, 2013
Pieter D'Hondt ...  Royal Guard / ... 6 episodes, 2013
...  Lord Warwick 5 episodes, 2013
...  Lord Thomas Stanley 5 episodes, 2013
...  Henry Stafford 5 episodes, 2013
...  Thomas Grey 5 episodes, 2013
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A portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne. The year is 1464, before the Tudor dynasty ruled the country, and war has been ravaging throughout England over who is the rightful King. It is a bitter dispute between two sides of the same family, The House of York and The House of Lancaster. The House of York's young and handsome Edward IV is crowned King of England with the help of the master manipulator, Lord Warwick "The Kingmaker." But when Edward falls in love with a beautiful Lancastrian commoner, Elizabeth Woodville, Warwick's plan to control the throne comes crashing down. A violent, high-stakes struggle ensues between ... Written by Official site

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Men go to battle. Women wage war.

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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£25,000,000 (estimated)
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Caroline Goodall and Juliet Aubrey both appeared in Midsomer Murders. See more »

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The 15th century married women always used to wear headdresses (caps, veils, turbans) in public. See more »

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Followed by The White Princess (2017) See more »

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Good For What It Is
10 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Having read all of Phillipa Gregory's books on the Lancasters, Yorks and Tudors and having seen other adaptations of her work, I knew that this would be good entertainment even though it is rife with historical inaccuracies.

Being Gregory is a historian, I find her penchant for deviating from history as well as just making things up extremely distressing and annoying. The actual history is compelling enough and in no need of elaboration. People will read her books and watch her movies thinking them to be accurate.

So if you want good entertainment this is a good show. The casting is excellent, the costuming is fabulous and in general this is a very well made show. Just realize that it is not history but very loosely based on history.


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