Blood sisters [electronic resource] : the women behind the Wars of the Roses / Sarah Gristwood.
- New York : Basic Books, c2013.
1 online resource (433 p.)
- Plantagenet, House of.
Margaret, of Anjou, Queen, consort of Henry VI, King of England, 1430-1482.
York, Cecily, Duchess of, 1415-1495.
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Edward IV, King of England, 1437?-1492.
Anne, Queen, consort of Richard III, King of England, 1456-1485.
Margaret, of York, Duchess, consort of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, 1446-1503.
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Henry VII, King of England, 1465-1503.
Beaufort, Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby, 1443-1509.
Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VII, 1485-1509.
- Electronic books.
- To contemporaries, the Wars of the Roses were known collectively as a ?cousins' war." The series of dynastic conflicts that tore apart the ruling Plantagenet family in fifteenth-century England was truly a domestic drama, as fraught and intimate as any family feud before or since. As acclaimed historian Sarah Gristwood reveals in Blood Sisters, while the events of this turbulent time are usually described in terms of the male leads who fought and died seeking the throne, a handful of powerful women would prove just as decisive as their kinfolks' clashing armies. These mot
- pt. 1. 1445-1460, Lancaster
pt. 2. 1460-1471
pt. 3. 1471-1483
pt. 4. 1483-1485
pt. 5. 1485-1509.
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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