Sign in. Watch now. Title: In Love with the King 10 Aug She requests him to enforce restitution from her husband's family for herself and her two little boys. Against the wishes of his powerful cousin Warwick, Edward falls for Elizabeth, a suit encouraged by her mother, sorceress Jacquetta - though not her father, Baron Rivers who lacks Jacquetta's pragmatism when Edward requires him and his sons to fight on the Yorkist side. When Elizabeth refuses to be Edward's mistress they secretly marry.
'The White Queen' ditched by BBC: Is it axed too soon?
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The miniseries is set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses and presents the story of the women involved in the long conflict for the throne of England. It starts in ; the nation has been at war for nine years fighting over who is the rightful king as two sides of the same family, the House of York and the House of Lancaster , contest the throne. The story follows three women, Elizabeth Woodville , Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville , who manipulate events behind the scenes of history to gain power. Two days later, it was confirmed that The White Queen would not be returning for a second series. In a statement to Broadcast , the BBC stated that the show was always planned as a one-season miniseries. Two versions were made, one for the BBC and a more sexually explicit version for the U.
In Love with the King
As a royal Duchess who would have become Queen if her husband had not died — she was in fact practically queen in all but name; Queen Mother. Born Lady Cecily Neville, she was part of the powerful Neville family which would help bring her son to the throne. And by the marriages the children of the Duke of Lancaster made, Cecily was kin to several royal houses on the continent, i. York was made Lord Protector of England in and , however he did not press his claim to the throne during these two periods. However, before York could claim his crown, he was defeated in December at the Battle of Wakefield with his son, Edmund of York, and his brother-in-law the Earl of Salisbury.
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