A biography of Elizabeth of York, the mother of Henry VIII, queen of Scotland Margaret and queen of France Mary Rose. Ties in with the paperback edition of Philippa Gregory's novel "The White Princess", which fictionalises Elizabeth's life. Elizabeth grew up in a medieval world, and survived the bloodbath of her uncle, Richard III, to become the devoted wife of Henry VII.
Amy Licence has been a teacher for over a decade. She has an MA in Medieval and Tudor Studies and has published several scholarly articles on the Tudors. She is the author of In Bed With the Tudors: The Sex Lives of a Dynasty from Elizabeth of York to Elizabeth I and Anne Neville, also published by Amberley. She lives in Canterbury.