#OnThisDay – birth of Margaret Beaufort

Born on this day – Margaret Beaufort, later Lady Stanley, mother of Henry Tudor. Many Ricardians’ least favourite woman.
The woman who Matt’s friend Alys calls ‘a witch’ having met her at court. Would Alys – around 13 herself at the time and facing an arranged marriage to a far older man she doesn’t know – have reacted the same way had she known that Lady Margaret was not only married (and widowed) by her age, but also had given birth to her son?

myBook.to/WhiteBoar and mybook.to/TheKingsMan

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A Ricardian since a teenager, and following stints as an archaeologist and in publishing, Alex now lives and works in King Richard’s own country, not far from his beloved York and Middleham
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