English royalty, queen consort of Henry VII. Daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. She married Henry on January 18, 1486 at Westminster, symbolically ending the Wars of the Roses by joining the houses of York and Lancaster under the house of Tudor.

English royalty, queen consort of Henry VII. Daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. She married Henry on January 18, 1486 at Westminster, symbolically ending the Wars of the Roses by joining the houses of York and Lancaster under the house of Tudor.

1883 Princess and Prince of Wales and Duke of Clarence outtake from Glucksberg family portrait by Laurits Tuxen (location unknown to gogm)

1883 Princess and Prince of Wales and Duke of Clarence outtake from Glucksberg family portrait by Laurits Tuxen (location unknown to gogm)

Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (14 August 1473 - 27 May 1541) was an English peeress. She was the daughter of George of Clarence, who was the brother of King Edward IV and King Richard III. She was one of two women in sixteenth-century England to be a peeress in her own right with no titled husband. One of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty, she was executed at the command of King Henry VIII.  Pope Leo XIII beatified her as a martyr on 29 December 1886.

Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (14 August 1473 - 27 May 1541) was an English peeress. She was the daughter of George of Clarence, who was the brother of King Edward IV and King Richard III. She was one of two women in sixteenth-century England to be a peeress in her own right with no titled husband. One of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty, she was executed at the command of King Henry VIII. Pope Leo XIII beatified her as a martyr on 29 December 1886.

Henry the VII (1447-1509), was the son of Edmund Tudor (1431-1456), Earl of Richmond and head of the house of Lancaster, and Margaret Beaufort (1443-1509). After defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, Henry successfully claimed the English throne. In 1486 married Elizabeth, Princess of York (1465-1503), daughter of Edward IV (1442-1483). This marriage unified the previously opposed houses of Lancaster and York. His reign began the Tudor Dynasty, which ran from…

Henry the VII (1447-1509), was the son of Edmund Tudor (1431-1456), Earl of Richmond and head of the house of Lancaster, and Margaret Beaufort (1443-1509). After defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, Henry successfully claimed the English throne. In 1486 married Elizabeth, Princess of York (1465-1503), daughter of Edward IV (1442-1483). This marriage unified the previously opposed houses of Lancaster and York. His reign began the Tudor Dynasty, which ran from…

The dowager Queen Mary (1867 - 1953), enjoys a cup of tea during a visit to a YMCA in Cheltenham.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

The dowager Queen Mary (1867 - 1953), enjoys a cup of tea during a visit to a YMCA in Cheltenham. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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