Netflix has released a trailer for their 2019 release “The King” based on several Shakespearean plays. It will feature Timothée Chalamet as King Henry V, Robert Pattinson as The Dauphin, Ben Mendelsohn as King Henry IV, Lily-Rose Depp as Catherine of Valois, Tom Glynn-Carney as Henry “Hotspur” Percy and Thomasin McKenzie as Phillippa of England [read more]
Coming to Netflix on 3 July 2019.
Elizabeth was born in Ireland circa 1284 as the daughter of Richard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster and his wife, Margaret. Elizabeth married the future King, then Earl of Carrick, in 1302. She would have been about 18 years old, while Robert was 28. The death of Margaret, Maid of Norway, had left [read more]
Netflix has just released the trailer for their new film “Outlaw King” about Robert the Bruce, later King Robert I of Scotland. I imagine some of his female relatives, especially his wife Elizabeth de Burgh, will feature as they suffered immensely during the First War of Scottish Independence. Read more about their imprisonment here. Also [read more]