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Authors: Conn Iggulden

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Ravenspur: Rise of the Tudors

BOOK: Ravenspur: Rise of the Tudors
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Conn Iggulden
WARS OF THE ROSES
Ravenspur: Rise of the Tudors
Contents

Map and Family Trees

List of Characters

The Road to This Place

PART ONE

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Chapter 22

Chapter 23

PART TWO

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Chapter 26

Chapter 27

Chapter 28

Chapter 29

Chapter 30

Chapter 31

Chapter 32

Chapter 33

Epilogue

Historical Note

Acknowledgements

Follow Penguin

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Map and Family Trees

England at the time of the Wars of the Roses

Family Trees

Royal Lines of England

House of Lancaster

House of York

House of Neville

House of Tudor

List of Characters


Queen Margaret/Margaret of Anjou
: Wife of Henry VI, daughter
of René of Anjou


Lady Margaret Beaufort
: Great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt, mother of Henry Tudor


Thomas Bourchier
: Archbishop of Canterbury


Derry Brewer
: Spymaster of Henry VI and Queen Margaret


Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham
: Supporter of Richard, Duke of Gloucester


Charles le Téméraire (the Bold), Duke of Burgundy
: Enemy of King Louis XI, and backer of Edward IV


George, Duke of Clarence
: Brother of Edward IV and Richard, Duke of Gloucester


John Courtenay, Earl of Devon
: Supporter of Queen Margaret and the Prince of Wales at battle of Tewkesbury


Edward IV
: King of England, son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York


Edward V
: Elder son of Edward IV, one of the princes in the Tower


Henry Holland, Duke of Exeter
: Supporter of Henry VI and Queen Margaret


Richard of Gloucester
: Brother of Edward IV and George, Duke of Clarence, later King Richard III


Lord Baron William Hastings
: Lord Chamberlain to Edward IV


Henry VI
: King of England, son of Henry V


Edward of Lancaster
: Son of Henry VI and Queen Margaret, Prince of Wales


Louis
XI
: King of France, cousin of Queen Margaret


Jacquetta of Luxembourg
: Mother of Elizabeth Woodville


John Neville, Baron/Marquess Montagu
: Brother of Earl Warwick


John Morton
: Bishop of Ely


Ann Neville
: Daughter of Earl Warwick, wife of Edward of Lancaster, then of Richard of Gloucester


George Neville
: Archbishop of York, brother of Earl Warwick


Isabel Neville
: Daughter of Earl Warwick, wife of George, Duke of Clarence


John de Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk
: Supporter of Edward IV and Richard III, formerly supporter of Henry VI


Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
: Head of Percy family, reluctant supporter of Richard III, formerly a supporter of Henry VI


John de Vere, Earl of Oxford
: Supporter of Henry VI and Queen Margaret, and later of Henry Tudor


William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke
: Guardian of Henry Tudor in Pembroke Castle


Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers
: Brother-in-law to Edward IV


Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset
: Supporter of Queen Margaret and Edward of Lancaster


Lord Thomas Stanley
: Royal treasurer and stepfather to Henry Tudor


Sir William Stanley
: Brother of Lord Stanley and captain to Lord Hastings; fought with Edward IV, and later Henry Tudor


Robert Stillington
: Bishop of Bath and Wells


Rhys ap Thomas
: Welsh captain, supporter of Henry Tudor at Battle of Bosworth


Edmund Tudor
: Husband of Margaret Beaufort and father of Henry Tudor; died of the plague in 1456


Jasper Tudor
: Brother of Edmund Tudor, uncle of Henry Tudor


Owen Tudor
: Father of Edmund and Jasper Tudor; killed after Battle of Mortimer’s Cross


Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick
: Head of the Neville family after the death of the Earl of Salisbury, later known as the Kingmaker; formerly supporter of Edward IV, restored Henry VI to the throne


Baron Wenlock
: Supporter of Margaret and the Prince of Wales


Elizabeth Woodville
: Wife of Edward IV


Earl of Worcester
: Supporter of Edward IV and Constable of England


Anne, Bridget, Catherine, Cecily, Mary and Elizabeth of York
: Daughters of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville


Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York
: Younger son of Edward IV, one of the princes in the Tower

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