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Elizabeth of York (1466-1503) Her marriage to Henry Tudor, in 1486, unified the previously opposed families of York and Lancaster, creating a period of peace and prosperity. She was known for being gentle and kind to her subjects and to have enjoyed music and dancing. Their union produced seven children including Henry VIII. Henry VII deeply mourned the death of his wife following the birth of their last child Katherine in 1501.

Lancastrian Rose. Coram Rege Roll of Henry VII. The roll records court proceedings that were supposed to be carried out before the king in person (coram rege), although that was rarely true. The rolls often include a portrait of the monarch as if to suggest this presence but here the red rose of Lancaster stands in for King Henry VII, c 1500.

Henry VII. He was the founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII. He killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth, then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.

A diagram of the genealogy of the kings of England, including Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Richard III, and Henry VII. England, S. E. (London or Westminster)

Edward IV, his daughter Elizabeth of York married Henry VII.

Facial reconstruction on skeleton found under a carpark in Leicester England shows how Richard III, much maligned King of England from 1483-1485, last of the Plantagenet kings, looked. Richard was accused of killing his nephews, the "Princes in the tower",and was defeated in The Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last English king to die in battle. Henry VII became king after Richard.

Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466 – 11 February 1503) was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503, and mother of King Henry VIII of England. Elizabeth of York is the only English queen to have been a daughter (of Edward IV), sister (of Edward V), niece (of Richard III), wife (of Henry VII), mother (of Henry VIII) and grandmother (on the paternal side of Mary I, Elizabeth I and Edward VI) of English monarchs.

Princess Mary Tudor, Queen of France, daughter of Henry VII of England Considered to be the most beautiful Princess in Europe, Erasmus said of her that "Nature never formed anything more beautiful."

James I of Britain, son of Mary, Queen of Scots, grandson of Margaret Tudor

Henry VIII was born on 28 June 1491 at Greenwich Palace in London. He was the third child of the first Tudor monarch, Henry VII, and his wife, Elizabeth Plantagenet, daughter of the Yorkist king, Edward IV.

Lady Elizabeth Stuart 1589

Henry Fitzempress, Count of Anjou, Touraine and Maine. Duke of Normandy and the Aquitiane. King of England. Eleanor of Aqutaine, Queen of England and at one time, Queen of France, Duchess of the Aqutaine. When they met he was 19 and she was probably 30. She gave him 8 children. 7 Survived to maturity, as did two princesses of France

Western walls of Pembroke Castle, built in 1093. Eventually the castle and the earldom were presented to Jasper Tudor by his half-brother Henry VI in 1452. Tudor brought his widowed sister-in-law, Margaret Beaufort, to Pembroke where she gave birth to her only child, the future King Henry VII of England (born 1457).

Double Portrait of Elizabeth of York and Henry VII, c. 1825.

THE ANCESTORS OF HENRY VII ~ OWEN TUDOR (on the pin) was a son to Meredith Tudor. Meredith was a Welsh soldier and nobleman from the Tudor family of Penmynydd. Both his brothers Rhys and Gwilym rekindled the uprising in 1402 when they (and 16 other men) took Conwy Castle and held it for at least two months. Rhys was executed. Meridith kept his life, but following the demise of Glyndŵr's revolt, much of the Tudor family's lands at Penmynydd and elsewhere were forfeited to the England.

Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland, daughter of Henry VII and sister to King Henry VIII. Her husband was James IV, King of Scotland. Grandmother to Mary, Queen of Scots. 1st Cousin

Margaret Douglas, daughter of Princess Margaret Tudor, with her 2nd husband, Matthew Stewart, Earl of Lennox. Their son was Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, the father of James VI/I of Scotland and England.

The Tudor period usually refers to the period between 1485 and 1603, specifically in relation to the history of England; this was the period when the Tudor dynasty ruled. Its first monarch was Henry VII (1457– 1509). The term is often used more broadly to include Elizabeth I's reign (1558– 1603), although this is often treated separately as the Elizabethan era. IMAGE: Tudor Rose detail from a portrait of Elizabeth I.

Catherine de Valois. The mother of the Tudor dynasty. Wife of Henry V and Owen Tudor. With her second husband Owen Tudor she bore a son Edmund who married Margaret Beaufort who would then produce a new king for England King Henry VII. The first of the Tudors

Look at this amazing bust of Henry VII - it was made around 1509 and based on his death mask. According to the V&A museum, it could have been commissioned by Bishop Fisher.(from Tudor History on FB)

The death mask of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. Mary was the great granddaughter of Henry VII, great niece of Henry VIII and cousin to Elizabeth I and Mary Tudor.

The arms of Henry VII, with dragon and greyhound supporters beneath a royal crown, and above the legend 'VIVE LE NOBLE ROY HENRY'/'Long live the noble King Henry'; artist: Miroir des dames (fifteenth century). (British Library)

Richard III. Bless 'im. © The Tudor Tutor The Welshman is Henry VII (Welsh: Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, as the first monarch of the House of Tudor.