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Michael, Livi, 1960- author

1445: Henry VI is married by proxy to Margaret of Anjou, an unpopular choice that causes national uproar. At the same time, the infant Margaret Beaufort is made a great heiress following the death of the Earl of Somerset. Everyone is competing to be her guardian: she brings with her the Beaufort fortune and an advantageous alliance with her uncle. In the years that follow, English rule in France collapses, Henry VI goes insane, civil war erupts and families are pitted against each other. 'Succession' tells the thrilling, bloody story of the fall of the House of Lancaster and the rise of the Tudor dynasty

Hardback, Book. English. Biographical fiction. Historical.
Published London: Fig Tree, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Livi Michael
ISBN: 0241146240, 9780241146248
Physical Description: xvi, 345 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: Beaufort, Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby, 1443-1509 Fiction.; Great Britain History Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485 Fiction.