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Topic: Alison Weir

The Wars of the Roses must not be rebranded as the Cousins’ War

Philippa Gregory and other writers claim the Cousins’ War is an authentic term, but its origins are vague

Anne Boleyn is the historians’ favourite, but her cousin Katherine has the sadder story

She was a pawn, not a political player, and no one, it seems, felt sorry for her