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    Description#1 "New York Times "bestselling author Philippa Gregory teams with two eminent historians to explore the extraordinary true stories of three women largely forgotten by history. In this groundbreaking work, Philippa Gregory and her fellow historians describe the real lives of the heroines of her Cousins' War novels: Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, queen of England; and Margaret Beaufort, the founder of the Tudor dynasty. In her essay on Jacquetta, Philippa Gregory uses original documents, archaeology, and histories of myth and witchcraft to create the first-ever biography of the young duchess who survived two reigns and two wars to become the first lady at two rival courts. David Baldwin, established authority on the Wars of the Roses, tells the story of Elizabeth Woodville, the first commoner to marry a king of England for love; and Michael Jones, fellow of the Royal Historical Society, writes of Margaret Beaufort, the almost-unknown matriarch of the House of Tudor. Beautifully illustrated throughout with rare portraits and source materials, "The Women of the Cousins' War "offers fascinating insights into the inspirations behind Philippa Gregory's fiction and will appeal to all with an interest in this period.

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    The Women of the Cousins' War
    The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philippa Gregory, By (author) David Baldwin, By (author) Michael Jones
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 342
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 404 g
    ISBN 13: 9781451629552
    ISBN 10: 1451629559

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    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
    Touchstone Books
    Imprint name
    Touchstone Books
    Publication date
    08 January 2013
    Review quote
    "The publication of two books this season by Philippa Gregory gives us not only two more fascinating portraits of the English Wars of the Roses, it also opens a window onto the way the bestselling author of "The Other Boleyn Girl" applies her craft."