The White Princess - Sheriff Hutton Castle, Yorkshire, Autumn 1485 – Westminster Palace, London, November 1485 Summary & Analysis

Philippa Gregory
This Study Guide consists of approximately 56 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The White Princess.
This section contains 1,186 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The White Princess Study Guide

Summary

Princess Elizabeth of York longs for her lover Richard who died in battle. Her mother - Queen Elizabeth - summons her to the Tudor castle with a letter. The princess will be married to the victor of the war, Henry Tudor, who killed Richard. Princess Elizabeth reveals that King Richard was her uncle who was betrayed by his own men. She meets with her siblings, including her younger sister Cecily who was forced to marry a common man before the battle. Elizabeth tells Cecily that no one can know about Richard and Elizabeth’s affair.

The family arrives at the palace that has been overtaken by the Tudors. Two of their cousins Maggie and Edward join them, and Maggie is concerned that Edward will be targeted as the last remaining York heir to the throne. Elizabeth...

(read more from the Sheriff Hutton Castle, Yorkshire, Autumn 1485 – Westminster Palace, London, November 1485 Summary)

This section contains 1,186 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The White Princess Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The White Princess from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook