This epic tale of passion and greed begins when a mysterious secret disrupts the succession to the English crown and an unlikely member of King Henry’s family takes the throne. A power struggle between Henry’s daughter, Maud, and nephew, Stephen, causes England to be torn by war as battles rage for the rightful heir.
Alison Pill is a Canadian actress, known for The Book of Daniel, In Treatment, The Newsroom, The Family, ...
Maud is King Henry’s daughter and only surviving legitimate child. She and her illegitimate brother Gloucester go to war with King Stephen over her rightful claim to the throne. Maud’s quest for the throne is challenged by the many nobles who are unwilling to support her because she’s a woman – their feeling being that women are not meant to rule.
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