The medieval world depicted in HBO's Game of Thrones is decidedly not of this Earth -- um, dragons! -- but it does find real world-inspiration for many of its battles, mad monarchs, and palace intrigue in the War of the Roses, the dynastic fight for the t More »
It's never been easy to be a widow, but in the late Middle Ages, a mother left without a husband faced a future fraught with peril for herself and her children. And when that woman was in the middle of a national struggle, it took an extraordinary kind of More »
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Aug 5, 2013 4:08PM EDT
Prepare for the real game of thrones. Many films and TV series have taken on Henry VIII and the Tudors, but shockingly little has been done on the English dynasty that preceded them: the magnificently brutal Plantagenets. That's odd, considering th More »
Plus: check out a new trailer for the 10-episode limited series.
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Based on the novels of Philippa Gregory ("The Other Boleyn Girl"), "The White Queen" tells the historical story of the War of the Roses. Starz presented the series at the TCA press tour, bringing English history to super-dramatic life.Honestly, it looks l More »
Starz’s inside look at The White Queen makes it clear that the women will be taking center stage in the battle for the throne of England. Based on Philippa Gregory’s The Cousins’War, the 10-part series is set in 1464 when the newly crowned King Edward IV More »
Starz has come out with the first official poster for The White Queen .
Premiering August 10, the upcoming drama is based on Philippa Gregory’s best-selling novels and will star Rebecca Ferguson, Max Irons, Janet McTeer, James Frain and Amanda Hall.