Two sisters: born nine years apart to a mad French king during the turbulent years of the Hundred Years War, the bitter series of conflicts that set the House of Plantagenet against the House of Valois. Catherine de Valois, the beautiful young bride of Henry V, conducted a passionate love affair with the young Owain Tudor, with whom she was to found the entire Tudor dynasty. Her sister Isabella was married aged seven to Richard II, subsequently fled England following his murder, only to find her country fatally divided. This is a gripping tale of love, exile, and conflict in a time when even royal women had to fight for survival.
The Sister Queens
History Press Limited, The
Isabella and Catherine de Valois
Non Fiction /