The White Queen

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Original run: 16 Jun 2013 – 18 Aug 2013

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama, History

Network: BBC one UK

Watched by: 10 863 of 667 034 1.63%

Total running time: 10 hours

Episode duration: 60 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.8 of 10 22 716

kinopoisk.ru rating: 7.611 of 10 6 808

MyShows rating: 3.93 of 5 4 104

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The White Queen is a riveting portrayal of one of the most dramatic and turbulent times in English history. A story of love and lust, seduction and deception, betrayal and murder, it is uniquely told through the perspective of three different, yet equally relentless women - Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. In their quest for power, they will scheme, manipulate and seduce their way onto the English throne.

The year is 1464, before the Tudor dynasty ruled the country, and war has been ravaging throughout England over who is the rightful King. It is a bitter dispute between two sides of the same family, The House of York and The House of Lancaster.

The House of York's young and handsome Edward IV is crowned King of England with the help of the master manipulator, Lord Warwick "The Kingmaker." But when Edward falls in love with a beautiful Lancastrian commoner, Elizabeth Woodville, Warwick's plan to control the throne comes crashing down.

A violent, high-stakes struggle ensues between Elizabeth, her most fierce adversary, Lancastrian Margaret Beaufort, and Anne Neville, the pawn in her father's power game - each woman vying for the crown.

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