Episode 1

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Episode 1 of 10

Duration: 1 hour

After meeting beautiful widow Elizabeth Woodville, young King Edward IV must choose between love and loyalty. Will a country divided by war and a court divided by jealousy be destroyed by a woman many consider a witch?

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Countess of Warwick
Juliet Aubrey
Richard, Duke of Gloucester
Aneurin Barnard
Elizabeth Woodville
Rebecca Ferguson
Lord Warwick
James Frain
Duchess Cecily
Caroline Goodall
Lady Margaret Beaufort
Amanda Hale
King Edward
Max Irons
Anthony Rivers
Ben Lamb
Henry Stafford
Michael Maloney
Anne Neville
Faye Marsay
Jacquetta Woodville
Janet McTeer
George, Duke of Clarence
David Oakes
Baron Rivers
Robert Pugh
Isabel Neville
Eleanor Tomlinson
John Grey
Christophe St Jacques
Mary Woodville
Eve Ponsonby
Katherine Woodville
Elsa Houben
Thomas Grey
Nicholas Fagg
Richard Grey
Rudi Goodman
John Rivers
Simon Ginty
Princess Bona of France
Lize Feryn
Elke Andreas Boon
Gina Cronk
James Kent
Emma Frost


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Meet the Characters

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