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This review is from: The White Princess (Cousins War 5) (Hardcover)
I love medieval history and usually stick to history books rather than novels, but i enjoyed the White Queen television series so decided to read the White Princess afterwards.
It is good bedtime reading and Ms Gregory describes the medieval atmosphere well, but i did find parts of the book rather repetitive and Elizabeth herself came over as indecisive and it is difficult to imagine a queen of that period having such an indeterminate character. The Plantaganets were all reknown for having strong characters which are obvious when you read chroniclers of that period. However, i can understand it can be more difficult to guage the personalities of the women because they did not have the scrutinity given to medieval men!
i would recommend this book to friends, especially to those interested in the Wars of the Roses and how the Tudors started their Rule.