After The White Princess and the White Queen, now we’re to have The Spanish Princess….

The American TV network Starz is at it again. After The White Princess and The White Queen, now we’re to have a dose of Catherine of Aragon, The Spanish Princess. See here … It is to be aired in Spring 2019, so batten down the hatches, folks, we’re in for another bumpy dose of hokum. There… Continue reading After The White Princess and the White Queen, now we’re to have The Spanish Princess….

The White Princess to hit our screens tonight (11th November) at 9 p.m….

Well, it’s been a long time since The White Queen, and the actors are different, but the sequel is to be aired on UKTV Drama. And by the photograph above, we can’t expect much in the way of accuracy. Of course, being pure fiction, it would be difficult to have a “hero”, i.e. Henry VII,… Continue reading The White Princess to hit our screens tonight (11th November) at 9 p.m….

Hostile Historians and Uppity Authors: Never the Twain Shall Meet?

You would have had to have been locked a dark dungeon in the Tower not to have noticed that there is a new TV series out based on a Philippa Gregory bestseller. THE WHITE PRINCESS has hit the screens in the US (no dates for the UK this time; the BBC bailed after The White… Continue reading Hostile Historians and Uppity Authors: Never the Twain Shall Meet?

Fact: Henry Tudor raped Elizabeth of York….!

Well, I vowed to myself that I wouldn’t post anything more about The White Princess, but the articles below proved too much for me. I will isolate a small paragraph from one of them, about Emma Frost, the writer of the series:- “In writing this scene, Frost had to make a choice between accurately depicting horrifying… Continue reading Fact: Henry Tudor raped Elizabeth of York….!