Margaret Beaufort arrived at royal court for the first time at age nine, and nothing was ever the same again.
Elizabeth Woodville was a commoner whose stunning beauty and strength of character proved irresistable to King Edward IV. But winning over the rest of the royal court was more challenging.
George R.R. Martin has defended the use of sexual violence in his Song of Ice and Fire books, and the show Game of Thrones, as being “historically accurate.” But is it?