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The Plantagenets — Elizabeth of York, Queen of England

Elizabeth von York, Königin von England
Elizabeth of York, Queen of England

Born:
11. February 1466

Deceased:
11. February 1503, seven days after the birth of her seventh child, her daughter Catherine, from puerperal fever

Father:

King Edward IV. of England (1442-1483)


Mother:

Elizabeth Woodville (1437/38-1492), daughter of Lord Rivers, widow of Sir John Grey († 1461)


Siblings:
  • her sister Mary, born on 11. August 1467, deceased on 23. May 1482
  • her sister Cecily, born on 20. March 1469, deceased in 1507; in 1485 she was married to her first husband, Ralph Scrope; the marriage was annulled in 1486; in 1487 she was married to her second husband, John Viscount Welles († 1499); and around 1502 she married her third husband, William Kyme – she had two daughters by her second husband, Elizabeth (c. 1488-1498) and Anne (c. 1491-c.1499), and a daughter, Margaret, and a son, Richard, by her third husband
  • her brother, King Edward V. of England, born on 2. November 1470, allegedly murdered by his uncle King Richard III. in 1483
  • her sister Margaret, born on 10. April 1472, deceased in December 1472
  • her brother Richard, Duke of York, born on 17. August 1473, was allegedly murdered in 1483, since 1478 married to Anne Mowbray (1472-1481), the only child of John Mowbray († 1476), 4th Duke of Norfolk and Earl of Nottingham and Warenne
  • her sister Anne, born in November 1475, deceased in 1511; married to Thomas Howard (1473-1554), third Duke of Norfolk, on 4 February 1495; her four children died shortly after birth or as small children
  • her brother George, born in 1477, deceased in 1479
  • her sister Catherine, born on 14. August 1479, deceased on 15. November 1527, since 1495 married to William Courtenay (1475-1511), 1st Earl of Devon; she was the mother of Henry Courtenay, 1. Marquis of Exeter, born around 1496, who was executed on 9. January 1539 by his cousin, the English King Henry VIII., and of Edward Courtenay (around 1497-1502) and of Margaret Courtenay (around 1499-before 1526) and the grandmother of Edward Courtenay (1527-1556), Earl of Devon
  • her sister Bridget, born on 10. November 1480, deceased around 1517; she was a nun in a convent in Dartford

Spouse:

Henry VII. (1457-1509), King of England; marriage on 18. January 1486


Children:
  1. her son Arthur, born on 19./20. September 1486, deceased on 2. April 1502; since 14. November 1501 married to Catherine of Aragón († 1536)
  2. her daughter Margaret, born on 29. November 1489, deceased on 18. October 1541
  3. her son Henry VIII., King of England, born on 28. June 1491, deceased on 28. January 1547
  4. her daughter Elizabeth, born on 2. July 1492, deceased on 14. September 1495
  5. her daughter Mary, born on 18. March 1496, deceased on 25. June 1533
  6. her son Edward, born and deceased most likely in 1497
  7. her son Edmund, born on 21. February 1499, deceased on 19. June 1500
  8. her daughter Catherine, born on 4. February 1503 and deceased on 18. February 1503

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