Explore Tudor History, European History, and more!

Explore related topics

Edward IV, Father of Elizabeth of York, maternal grandfather of Henry VIII, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor

Edward IV Father of Elizabeth of York, maternal grandfather of Henry VIII, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor.

Mary Tudor, Henry VIII's younger sister & and queen consort of France through her marriage to Louis XII. The latter was more than 30 years her senior. Following his death, which occurred less than two months after her coronation as his third wife, she married Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. Mary was the maternal grandmother of Jane Grey.

Mary Tudor, Henry VIII's younger sister & and queen consort of France through her marriage to Louis XII. The latter was more than 30 years her senior. Following his death, which occurred less than two months after her coronation as his third wife, she married Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. Mary was the maternal grandmother of Jane Grey.

Attributed to William Scrots (active 1537-53) Edward Vl (1537-53), 1546-7 (detail) National Portrait Gallery, London

Attributed to William Scrots (active 1537-53) Edward Vl (1537-53), 1546-7 (detail) National Portrait Gallery, London

Lady Mary Grey was the youngest sister of Lady Jane Grey.  After Jane was executed and the middle sister, Catherine, died in prison, Mary became first in line to inherit the throne from Elizabeth I.  (Inherited through her connection as granddaughter of Henry's sister Mary Tudor.)  However, she died from the Bubonic Plague.     Hans Eworth Lady Mary Grey 1571.jpg

Lady Mary Grey was the youngest sister of Lady Jane Grey. After Jane was executed and the middle sister, Catherine, died in prison, Mary became first in line to inherit the throne from Elizabeth I. (Inherited through her connection as granddaughter of Henry's sister Mary Tudor.) However, she died from the Bubonic Plague. Hans Eworth Lady Mary Grey 1571.jpg

King Henry VII.jpg 1485-1509. Last King to win throne by battle (from Edward IV, nephew of Richard III). Henry VIII's Father.

King Henry VII.jpg 1485-1509. Last King to win throne by battle (from Edward IV, nephew of Richard III). Henry VIII's Father.

The birth on this day 11rh February, 1466 of  Elizabeth Of York. Wife of Henry VII and mother of King Henry VIII, She died, on her birthday in 1503 aged 37. In the children's nursery rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence, Elizabeth is reportedly the Queen in the parlour, while her husband, with a reputation for his thrift, is the King counting out his money

The birth on this day 11rh February, 1466 of Elizabeth Of York. Wife of Henry VII and mother of King Henry VIII, She died, on her birthday in 1503 aged 37. In the children's nursery rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence, Elizabeth is reportedly the Queen in the parlour, while her husband, with a reputation for his thrift, is the King counting out his money

Henry VII.  After taking the throne, king Henry VII disarmed the nobility, a maneuver essential for consolidation and restoration of royal authority. The infamous Star Chamber was revived. He kept his promise to marry Elizabeth of York, thereby affirming his legitimacy. She bore him eight children, including the future King Henry VIII. An Historical Figure of England, Tudor Dynasty.

Henry VII. After taking the throne, king Henry VII disarmed the nobility, a maneuver essential for consolidation and restoration of royal authority. The infamous Star Chamber was revived. He kept his promise to marry Elizabeth of York, thereby affirming his legitimacy. She bore him eight children, including the future King Henry VIII. An Historical Figure of England, Tudor Dynasty.

Pinterest
Search