Blood Sisters


    Medieval History

    Blood Sisters

    The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses

    Sarah Gristwood

    Basic 2013

    Hardback 416pp Illustrated

    9780465018314   Product Code: 11730

    The Wars of the Roses that convulsed 15th century England sprang from a family quarrel as fraught and intimate as any before or since. It is often viewed in terms of its male protagonists but, as this rich, epic history makes clear, women played a key role, among them the Yorkist matriarch Cecily Neville; Margaret of Anjou, formidable wife of the mad King Henry VI; and Margaret Beaufort, whose ambition for her son ushered in the Tudor dynasty.

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