Susan (LoftNine)
Susan (LoftNine) asked Philippa Gregory:

What was the best "surprise" you've stumbled upon In regard to a character or plot line while researching for a novel?

Philippa Gregory The discovery that Jacquetta Rivers (Elizabeth Woodville's mother) had this fantastic family history with a family tree drawn up in complete seriousness that takes her back to a water goddess: Melusina. I already knew that her life was extraordinary and dramatic but to find this powerful myth at the heart of her story was a complete delight.
Philippa Gregory

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