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The Women of the Cousins' War

(2011)
The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother
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In this unique illustrated presentation, Gregory and her fellow historians describe the extraordinary lives of the heroines of her Cousins' War books: 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 was to survive two reigns and two wars to become the first lady at two rival courts. David Baldwin, established author 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.

In the Foreword Gregory writes revealingly about the differences between history and historical fiction. How much of a role does speculation play in writing each? How much fiction and how much fact should there be in a historical novel? How are female historians changing our view of women in history?

The Women of the Cousins' War is illustrated with rare portraits and source materials. As well as offering fascinating insights into the inspirations behind Philippa Gregory's fiction, it will appeal to all with an interest in this period.


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October 2011 : UK Hardback

Title: Women of the Cousins War Signed Edition
Author(s): Philippa Gregory
ISBN: 1-78103-072-3 / 978-1-78103-072-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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September 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Real White Queen And Her Rivals
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
ISBN: 0-85720-177-8 / 978-0-85720-177-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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September 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
ISBN: 1-4516-2954-0 / 978-1-4516-2954-5 (USA edition)
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July 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Real White Queen And Her Rivals
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
ISBN: 1-4711-3175-0 / 978-1-4711-3175-2 (UK edition)
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January 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
ISBN: 1-4516-2955-9 / 978-1-4516-2955-2 (USA edition)
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September 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
ISBN: 1-84983-334-6 / 978-1-84983-334-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
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January 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
ISBN: 0-85720-178-6 / 978-0-85720-178-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
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September 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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September 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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September 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother
Author(s): Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin, Michael Jones
Publisher: Touchstone
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