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Elizabeth Plantagenet, of York

Elizabeth Plantagenet, of York

Female 1465 - 1503  (38 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Plantagenet 
    Suffix of York 
    Born 11 Feb 1465  Westminster Palace Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Coronation 25 Nov 1487  Westminster Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    _UID A6220CEE05D7D711BA228E18B8357A36A5C7 
    Died 11 Feb 1503  [3
    Person ID I2  Bourchiers
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2020 

    Father King Edward York, King Edward IV,   b. 28 Apr 1442, Rouen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1483, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Woodville,   d. Jun 1492, Bermondsey Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 May 1464  Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • (secretly)
    _UID A8E9F64C29D7D711BA22AAFF03D37436C0F7 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family King Henry Tudor, King Henry VII,   b. (28 Jan 1456/1457), Pembroke Castle Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1509, Richmond Palace, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Jan 1486  [5
    _UID A7220CEE05D7D711BA228E18B8357A36A6D7 
    Children 
     1. Duke of Cornwall Arthur Tudor,   b. 20 Sep 1486, St Swithin's Priory, Winchester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1502, Ludlow Castle, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
    +2. Margaret Tudor,   b. 28 Nov 1489, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1541, Methven Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +3. King Henry Tudor, King Henry VIII, Duke of Cornwall,   b. 28 Jun 1491, Greenwich Palace, Greenwich Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1547, Whitehall, London, Engand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +4. Mary Tudor,   b. (18 Mar 1494/1495),   d. 25 Jun 1533, Westhorpe Hall, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Duke of Somerset Edmund Tudor,   b. (Feb 1498/1499), Greenwich Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1500, Bishop's Hatfield, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466 – 11 February 1503) was queen consort of England from 1486 until her death. As the wife of Henry VII, she was the first Tudor queen. She was the daughter of Edward IV, niece of Richard III and married the king following Henry's victory at the Battle of Bosworth which ended the Wars of the Roses. She was the mother of Henry VIII.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Dictionary of National Biography, Leslie Stephen (editor), (67 volumes. London: Smith, Elder. 1885-1903), Volume 17, page 200.

    2. [S4] The Earlier Tudors 1485-1558, J. D. Mackie, (Oxford: Oxford University Press. First published 1952; paperback edition 1994), 78.

    3. [S5] Dictionary of National Biography, Leslie Stephen (editor), (67 volumes. London: Smith, Elder. 1885-1903), Volume 17, page 203.

    4. [S1] The Complete Peerage, Vicary Gibbs (ed.) and others, (13 volumes (in 14 parts). London: The St Catherine Press Ltd. 1910-1959 Volume 14 (addenda and corrigenda). Stroud: Sutton Publishing Ltd. 1998. Microprint edition of volumes 1-13. Gloucester: Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd. First published 1982; reprinted 2000.), Volume 5, page 361.

    5. [S4] The Earlier Tudors 1485-1558, J. D. Mackie, (Oxford: Oxford University Press. First published 1952; paperback edition 1994), 65.