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Wooden funeral effigy of Katherine of Valois, Queen of England, paternal grandmother of Henry VII.
Undressed funeral effigy of Catherine de Valois, Queen of England. Henry V's queen died in 1437. 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.
Isabella I of Spain, well known as the patron of Christopher Columbus, with her husband Ferdinand II of Aragon, are responsible for making possible the unification of Spain under their grandson Carlos I. As part of the drive for unification, Isabella appointed Tomás de Torquemada as the first Inquisitor General of the inquisition. March 31, 1492 marks the implementation of the Alhambra Decree; expulsion edicts forcing the removal or conversion of Jews and Muslims. Roughly 200,000 people left
"Owen Tudor; Father of a Dynasty" (and 2nd husband of widowed Queen Catherine of Valois), by Nathen Amin: henrytudorsociety...
Tomb effigy of Richard Neville (Warwick the Kingmaker) son of Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury and Alice - Montacute heiress. Afterwards Earl of Warwick in right of his wife Anne Beauchamp daughter of Isobel - Despenser heiress - These united Neville/Despenser/Monecute/ Beauchamp fortunes were all lost in the York/ Lancaster tussle for the throne--the Wars of the Roses.