"Margaret Beaufort was the most powerful woman in England of her day. After her son Henry VII was crowned, she signed her letters Margaret R. She was descended from Edward III through John of Gaunt, and was also a scholar and author who founded two Cambridge colleges.”
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“ I was afraid mother —by the icy Lancaster blood running in his veins, by stories I heard about his line, by cold fingers and dark eyes tormenting me.
But his palms are warm against my back and his voice, gentle in my ears. He is not distant. Just cautious. Mother, he is a good husband. ”
dear friends… it’s happening
and i want to cry. i hope you are all ready for even more and worst bullshit… jesus… The White Princess *i want to throw up*
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‘The Wheel of Fortune,’ I say. ‘It is your card: you drew it. You insisted on a reading, and this is the card that you got. It tells us that we all only want victory. We all want to triumph. But we all have to learn to endure what comes. We have to learn to treat misfortune and great fortune with indifference. That is wisdom.’ I look at her pretty, downcast face and see she has little interest in wisdom. ‘But perhaps you will be lucky.’ - Jacquetta to Margaret upon their first meeting in The Lady of the Rivers
Fangirl challenge: 6/10 female characters- Isabel Neville
"I don’t want to be queen."
“He promised her that he would give her everything, everything she wanted, as men in love always do. And she trusted him despite herself, as women in love always do.”
the sons of york will destroy each other, one brother destroying another, uncles devouring nephews, fathers beheading sons. they are a house which has to have blood, and they will shed their own if they have no other enemy.
twq meme → (6) Relationships: Anne Neville and Isabel Neville (6/6)
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