Succession: A Novel

Succession: A Novel

Livi Michael

1445. King Henry VI is married by way of proxy to Margaret of Anjou. French, attractive and unpopular, her marriage factors a countrywide uproar.

At a similar time, the child Margaret Beaufort is made an excellent heiress and without notice turns into crucial commodity within the state. Her early life is lived in distant, echoing castles, whereas each person at King Henry's courtroom competes to be her parent and engineer an beneficial alliance together with her uncle, the Duke of Somerset.

With the cave in of Henry VI's carry on France, discord one of the English nobles breaks out into civil conflict. Henry turns into the mad king, and Margaret of Anjou proclaims herself Queen Regent, left on my own to struggle for her son's place as rightful inheritor. in the meantime, Margaret Beaufort, even though nonetheless little greater than a toddler at 13, has been married two times and given beginning to her in simple terms son―the destiny King of England.

Succession is an innovative and engrossing novel in regards to the occasions that encouraged George R.R. Martin's A tune of Ice and Fire. it is the tale of the autumn of the home of Lancaster and of the 2 notable girls who gave delivery to the Tudor dynasty. The dramatic plot is supplemented with brief chronicles that have been written on the time, extra rooting readers within the history.

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