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The undressed funeral effigy of Catherine of Valois, Queen of England. Henry V's queen died in 1437. The Tudors descend from Catherine of Valois and her second husband, the Welshman Owen Tudor. Her grandson King Henry VII made major alterations to Westminster Abbey, which involved moving her embalmed body. She was placed in a crude coffin constructed of flimsy boards, and was left above ground. Catherine remained a public spectacle in the Abbey for over 200 years.
Catherine de Valois. After Henry V's defeat of France, he married Catherine, daughter to Charles VI of France (also the younger sister of Isabella of Valois, Richard II's Queen). Catherine was the mother of Henry VI and, through her second marriage to Owen Tudor, the grandmother of King Henry VII.
RED ROSE~~ 3RD AND LAST KING OF THE LANCASTRIANS~HENRY VI, a King of England, whose successor was Edward IV of the Yorkists. Henry's half-brothers, Edmund and Jasper, the sons of his widowed mother's relationship with Owen Tudor, were later given earldoms. Edmund Tudor was the father of Henry Tudor, later to gain the throne as Henry VII, who then left the throne to his 2nd heir HENRY VIII TUDOR
Elizabeth Wydville, mother of Elizabeth of York (wife of King Henry VII), grandmother of Arthur, Margaret, Henry, and Mary Tudor