Rise of the Tudors

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England, 1470. A kingdom divided against itself cannot stand. The Yorkist king Edward IV is driven out of England, his wife and children forced to seek sanctuary from the House of Lancaster. Yet rage and humiliation prick Edward back to greatness. He lands at Ravenspur, with a half-drowned army and his brother Richard at his side. Though every hand is against them, though every city gate is shut, they have come home. The brothers York will not go quietly into banishment. Instead, they choose to attack. Yet neither Edward nor Richard realize that the true enemy of York has yet to reveal himself. Far away, Henry Tudor has become a man. He is the Red Dragon - 'the man of destiny' who seeks to end the Wars of the Roses. His claim will carry him to Bosworth Field. There will be silence and the mourning of queens. There will be self-sacrifice and terrible betrayals. Two royal princes will be put to death. There will be an ending -- and a new royal house will stand over them all.
Publisher: [London, England] : Penguin Books, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781405921497 (pbk.)
1405921498 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: FIC IGGULDEN
Characteristics: xx, 468 pages : map, genealogical tables ; 20 cm


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Nov 11, 2016

Great historical fiction. I have really enjoyed reading all of his books where he features historical figures and events.


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