Catherine of Valois

Anne Boleyn. Probably the best known wife of King Henry VIII

This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

King Edward VI, king Henry VIII's longed for son.

Mary de Bohun - Thought never Queen of England, she was Henry IV first wife, and mother of Henry V. She was the daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford, and his wife Joan Fitzalan. She died before her husband ascended the throne.

James IV, King of Scotland, Husband of Margaret Tudor, grandfather of Mary Queen of Scots

Arthur, Margaret, Henry, and Mary Tudor. The surviving children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Prince of Wales, Queen of Scotland, King of England, and Queen of France.

A 16th century miniature of Elizabeth of York. She was the daughter of a king (Edward IV), the sister of a king (Edward V), the niece of a king (Richard III), the wife of a king (Henry VII), the mother of a king (Henry VIII), and the grandmother to a king (Edward VI) and two queens (Mary I and Elizabeth I).

Henry III, King of England (Plantagenet) 20th GGF

Margaret of Anjou (c.1429-82) wed Henry VI of England at 15. After raising an army to defend herself from the vultures that were gathering now that Henry VI was deemed mentally incompetent, Margaret restyled herself a warrior-queen. She led several victories during the War of the Roses before she & her family escaped to Scotland. In 1462 she went to France to seek help from Louis XI-he gave her re-enforcements. Back in England, things went well until Margaret's only child was slain by Edward...

Funeral effigy of Queen Elizabeth of York, mother of Henry VIII

Isabella, wife of Richard II, sister of Catharine de Valois

RED ROSE~~ Katherine of Valois was a wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI. Later she was wed with Owen Tudor and became mother to Edmund, Jasper, Margaret, Catherine and Tasinda Tudor. So she was a paternal grandmother of Henry VII

Undressed funeral effigy of Catherine de Valois, Queen of England, paternal grandmother of Henry VII, paternal great-grandmother of Henry VIII about effigy http://thetemplarknight.com/2011/06/24/funeral-effigies-how-the-dead-appeared-at-their-own-burial/ really interesting part about her viewing like how the embalmed queen was displayed for 200 years more here http://pastyme.uppercanadianheritage.com/index.php/2008/02/ color image http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3067/2634414949_df328393ce.jpg

Claude de Valois,Queen of France (1499-1524) daughter of Louis XII of France and Anne,Duchess of Brittany,wife of Francis I of France by Corneille de Lyon

Isabeau of Bavaria (aka "Isabella"), seen on the right, was the mother of Catherine of Valois, grandmother to Henry VI and Edmund Tudor, great grandmother to Henry VII, and great-great grandmother to Henry VIII.

Mary Tudor, Queen of England, "Bloody Mary",daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Tudor portrait correctly identified as Catherine of Aragon, after experts notice Henry VIII's wife was wearing the wrong clothes. The portrait was left on display at Lambeth Palace, where scholars assumed it was Henry VIII’s sixth wife Catherine Parr. The two paintings will now be hung together for the first time in the National Portrait Gallery, nearly 500 years after they were painted.

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

Newly-unveiled portrait of Henry VIII's grandmother, Margaret Beaufort

Philippa of Hainault, Queen of England, wife of Edward III, grandmother of Richard II and Henry IV and on down the line...