The White Princess - Worcester Castle, Summer 1495 - Westminster Palace, London, February 1495 Summary & Analysis

Philippa Gregory
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Elizabeth knows nothing of the war on Richard. She spends her free time in the nursery. Baby Elizabeth is still weak. One night, they see beacons outside announcing the arrival of Prince Richard. Henry leaves with his guards. Rumors spread about the boy. Henry returns and says the boy ran. Henry plans to kill everyone who rode with the boy by drowning them. Days later, they hear the boy is in Ireland.

Little Elizabeth passes away. Henry apologizes for not being there. They hold a large funeral. Arthur tells his mother Elizabeth that the baby is safe in heaven. Later, Maggie visits Elizabeth and reveals that the boy (who she calls Richard) is in Scotland. The Scottish king threatens to invade England. Meanwhile, Henry’s closest and most trustworthy commander Jasper falls deathly ill. The day after...

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