Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name, the story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII.
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Jodie Comer ...  Elizabeth of York 8 episodes, 2017
Rebecca Benson ...  Margaret Plantagenet 8 episodes, 2017
Jacob Collins-Levy ...  Henry VII 8 episodes, 2017
Richard Dillane ...  Sir Thomas Stanley 8 episodes, 2017
Michelle Fairley ...  Margaret Beaufort 8 episodes, 2017
Kenneth Cranham ...  Bishop Morton 7 episodes, 2017
Nicholas Audsley ...  Lord Strange 7 episodes, 2017
Essie Davis ...  Dowager Queen Elizabeth 6 episodes, 2017
Caroline Goodall ...  Duchess Cecily 6 episodes, 2017
Adrian Rawlins ...  John De La Pool Snr 6 episodes, 2017
Joanne Whalley ...  Margaret of Burgundy 6 episodes, 2017
Susie Trayling ...  Eliza De La Pool 6 episodes, 2017
Guy Williams Guy Williams ...  Sir William Stanley 6 episodes, 2017
Vincent Regan ...  Jasper Tudor 5 episodes, 2017
Suki Waterhouse ...  Cecily of York 5 episodes, 2017
Andrew Whipp ...  Richard Pole 5 episodes, 2017
Patrick Gibson ...  The Boy 4 episodes, 2017
Amy Manson ...  Cathy Gordon 4 episodes, 2017
Billy Barratt ...  Prince Arthur 4 episodes, 2017
Rhys Connah ...  Edward Plantagenet aka Teddy 4 episodes, 2017
Heidi Ely ...  Princess Bridget 4 episodes, 2017
Woody Norman ...  Prince Harry 4 episodes, 2017
Oliver Hembrough ...  John De La Pool Jnr 4 episodes, 2017
Rollo Skinner ...  Ned 4 episodes, 2017
Rosie Knightley ...  Princess Anne 4 episodes, 2017
Ava Masters ...  Princess Catherine 4 episodes, 2017
Anthony Flanagan ...  Francis Lovell 3 episodes, 2017
Albert de Jongh ...  Edward Plantagenet aka Teddy 3 episodes, 2017
Philip Arditti ...  Rodrido De Puebla / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Iain Batchelor ...  Maximilian 2 episodes, 2017
Dorian Grover Dorian Grover ...  Philip 2 episodes, 2017
Zazie Hayhurst ...  Rettie 2 episodes, 2017
Autumn Miles ...  Princess Margaret 2 episodes, 2017
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Adapted from Philippa Gregory's best-selling novel and part of The Cousins' War book series, The White Princess sees England ostensibly united by the marriage of Elizabeth of York and King Henry VII, but their personal and political rift runs deep and the war that rages between them threatens to tear the kingdom apart once again. Written by http://deadline.com/

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"Sometimes we win; sometimes we lose. The main thing is that we always, we always go on." See more »

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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Jodie Comer (Elizabeth of York) had previously worked with Aneurin Barnard, who played Richard III in The White Queen (2013). See more »

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Because he spent much of his life in France Henry VII would more than likely not have spoken with an English accent. See more »

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Follows The White Queen (2013) See more »

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Not as good as The White Queen
25 October 2017 | by Freedom060286See all my reviews

This series strays farther from real history than it's predecessor The White Queen, and is generally not as well-written.

Every single major character in this series really existed. But there are many historical inaccuracies, including some that are very degrading to the memory of real historical people.

1) Henry VII is seen choking and striking his mother, but in reality he was very devoted to her and would never harm her.

2) Perkin Warbeck and Margaret Gordon's baby is murdered on the order of Margaret Beaufort, but there is no historical record of the couple having had a baby.

3) The incest between Richard III and Lizzie which is frequently mentioned (especially in the first episode) very likely never happened. It is extremely unlikely that Elizabeth of York was in love with her uncle.

4) Margaret Beaufort, a very pious woman, never murdered Jasper Tudor by suffocating him with a pillow. He died of natural causes in his 60s.

5) The boy Henry VIII has a ceremony interrupted by Elizabeth Woodville as he is named Duke of York, but this ceremony took place years after Elizabeth died in 1492. Henry was just one year old when she died.

6) The Duchess of Burgundy was not arrested in London, it is very unlikely she was there at all when Warbeck was imprisoned and even more unlikely that Margaret Pole was delivering letters to her to aid in a revolt.

7) Warbeck and Edward were not executed on the same day.

8) Elizabeth of York was not much involved in politics, and was very likely much a less assertive person.

I've come to expect historical inaccuracies in movies and TV programs, but 1) to 4) listed above add nothing positive to the drama and in fact make it less realistic and less interesting.

On the positive side, the cast performed very well. Jodie Comer, Jacob Collins-Levy, Essie Davis, Caroline Goodall, Rebecca Benson and Michelle Fairley perform very well. And one of my favorite actors, Vincent Regan, was the perfect person to play Jasper Tudor.


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