Elizabeth I

Starz orders Tudor drama ‘Becoming Elizabeth’

Starz is going to explore the future Queen Elizabeth I’s younger years with a new show called “Becoming Elizabeth.” “The world of “Becoming Elizabeth” is visceral and dangerous – judgments are rendered quickly and no one is safe,” said Starz CEO Jeffrey A. Hirsch in a statement. “This series explores the Tudor reign and young Elizabeth, [read more]

Catherine of Aragon

Starz greenlights “The White Princess” follow-up “The Spanish Princess”

Following the miniseries “The White Queen” and “The White Princess” now comes “The Spanish Princess”, which will draw from the books of Philippa Gregory, “The Constant Princess” and “The King’s Curse.” “The Spanish Princess” will follow the story of Catherine of Aragon, who came to England to marry Arthur, Prince of Wales, the son of [read more]

Elizabeth of York

The White Princess – Who is who?

While the White Princess begins with the House of Tudor, to understand how we got there, we must begin several years earlier. King Henry VI of England from the House of Lancaster ruled England from the age of 1 from 31 August 1422 until 4 March 1461. His grandfather had usurped the throne in 1399. He [read more]

Elizabeth of York

“White at Heart, Red on the Surface…”

This article was written by Kelly. The Princess, The Queen With the upcoming show, The White Princess, based on a 2013 historical novel by Philippa Gregory prepping for television release, now is a good time to re-acquaint ourselves with the often-forgotten Elizabeth of York. Elizabeth, daughter of King Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville, was an [read more]