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
Catherine of Valois, b. 27 October 1401 (Paris), d. 3 January 1437 (London), aged 35. (This is a coloured line engraving c.1842 by Edward Hargrave). Mother of King Henry VI (b. 6 December 1461). Grandmother of King Henry VII. Her first husband was King Henry V., m. 2 June 1420 at either Troyes Cathedral, Champagne, France OR Parish Church of St John, Meulan, France. After Henry V's death, she produced at least six more children with Owen Tudor, one of whom was Edmund, father of King Henry…
King Henry V of England married Catherine of Valois.on this day 2nd June, 1420 Supposedly Henry fell deeply in love with Catherine after his great victory at Agincourt. The marriage however was short lived and the two saw little of each other. Henry returned to France to wage war and died within two years of marrying Catherine, never seeing the child she became pregnant with (Henry VI). Catherine went on to have an affair with her Welsh servant, Owen Tudor with whom she had Edmund Tudor
Marguerite de Valois, painted by Clouet in 1560. Photo: Musée Condé, Chantilly. Marguerite was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici, and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She became Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century.