A Song of Sixpence: The story of Elizabeth of York and Perkin Warbeck
In the years after Bosworth, a small boy is ripped from his rightful place as future king of England.
Years later when he reappears to take back his throne, his sister Elizabeth, now Queen to the invading King, Henry Tudor, is torn between family loyalty and duty.
Will ambition or childhood affection prevail?
As the final struggle between the houses of York and Lancaster is played out, Elizabeth is torn by conflicting loyalty, terror and unexpected love.
Set at the court of Henry VII A Song of Sixpence offers a new perspective on the early years of Tudor rule. Elizabeth of York, often viewed as a meek and uninspiring queen, emerges as a resilient woman whose strengths lay in endurance rather than resistance.
From the author of ‘The Winchester Goose,’
‘The Kiss of the Concubine’ and
Published: 3 March 2015
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