Watch a clip from episode 1 of ‘The White Queen’

Watch a clip from the first episode of The White Queen, as Edward (Max Irons) comes to say farewell to Elizabeth (Rebecca Ferguson) before he leaves for battle and to make one last request…

Set against the iconic backdrop of the War of the Roses, The White Queen is a major new ten hour adaptation of Philippa Gregory‘s vivid bestselling historical novel series The Cousin’s War, for BBC One.
 
The White Queen is the thrilling story of the women caught up in the on-going conflict for the throne – they are some of the most ruthless players in history and will stop at nothing to support their own causes and those of the ones they love.

The White Queen begins on Sunday 16th June at 9pm on BBC One.

Watch the clip below…