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The King's Curse

By Phillipa Gregory  Perhaps you missed the series, The White Queen, STARZ's beautifully adapted story of the War of the Roses, c.1464. As described by BBC Network, "War ravages England in 1464 during a blood feud between the House of York and the House of Lancaster over whom is the country's true king. Young Edward IV, heir to the House of York, is crowned king with help from master manipulator Lord Warwick, known as "The Kingmaker," who has a plan to control the throne. But that plan comes crashing down when Edward falls in love with Lancastrian commoner Elizabeth Woodville. A violent struggle for the crown ensues between Woodville, adversary Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville, a pawn in her father's power game."  This series is soon to be followed by The White Princess, and both are based on the books of Phillipa Gregory. Gregory is one of the most prolific and knowledgeable writer's of British historical fiction that I have read. And, in fact, I&…

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