The joint tomb of the founders of the Tudor dynasty: Henry VII & Elizabeth of York Tomb. Westminster Abbey.

The joint tomb of the founders of the Tudor dynasty: Henry VII & Elizabeth of York Tomb. Westminster Abbey.

Elizabeth of York: a Tudor of rare talent and one of England’s best queens | History Extra

Elizabeth of York: a Tudor of rare talent and one of England’s best queens | History Extra

Tudor History from the beginning (shown here) through Henry VIII and his six wives up until Queen Elizabeth I.

Tudor History from the beginning (shown here) through Henry VIII and his six wives up until Queen Elizabeth I.

The Marriage of Henry Tudor (Henry VII) and Elizabeth of York united the feuding houses of York and Lancaster (for the most part).

The Marriage of Henry Tudor (Henry VII) and Elizabeth of York united the feuding houses of York and Lancaster (for the most part).

Stained glass images of Henry VII & Elizabeth of York at Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales.

Stained glass images of Henry VII & Elizabeth of York at Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales.

A close-up of the tomb effigy of Elizabeth of York; photo taken from a Westminster Abbey souvenir booklet.

A close-up of the tomb effigy of Elizabeth of York; photo taken from a Westminster Abbey souvenir booklet.

Elizabeth Woodville Queen of Edward IV, mother of Elizabeth of York, and maternal grandmother of Henry VII close to end of war of the roses, mother of the 2 princes in the tower

Elizabeth Woodville Queen of Edward IV, mother of Elizabeth of York, and maternal grandmother of Henry VII close to end of war of the roses, mother of the 2 princes in the tower

Bodies of (from left) James I, Elizabeth of York and Henry VII   22  Prev Next "The vault beneath the Monument of Henry 7th and his queen in Westminster Abbey when opened 11 February, 1869, showing the remains cased in lead of James I, Henry VII, and Elizabeth of York. Drawn, at the discovery, by George Scharf."

Bodies of (from left) James I, Elizabeth of York and Henry VII 22 Prev Next "The vault beneath the Monument of Henry 7th and his queen in Westminster Abbey when opened 11 February, 1869, showing the remains cased in lead of James I, Henry VII, and Elizabeth of York. Drawn, at the discovery, by George Scharf."

Elizabeth of York (1466 – 1503).  Daughter of Edward the IV and Elizabeth Woodville.  She was Queen consort of England to King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503.  They had 8 children, 4 of which survived.  She was the mother of King Henry VIII of England and grandmother of Elizabeth I.  She was a daughter, sister, niece, mother and grandmother of English monarchs as well as mother of Queens of Scotland and France.

Elizabeth of York (1466 – 1503). Daughter of Edward the IV and Elizabeth Woodville. She was Queen consort of England to King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503. They had 8 children, 4 of which survived. She was the mother of King Henry VIII of England and grandmother of Elizabeth I. She was a daughter, sister, niece, mother and grandmother of English monarchs as well as mother of Queens of Scotland and France.

"Elizabeth of York and Jane Seymour (detail from the Whitehall Mural)", from the 1667 copy by Remigius van Leemput of the 1537 original, by Hans Holbein the Younger (Flemish, 1497/98-1543). Elizabeth (1466-1503) was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503, and mother of King Henry VIII of England. Jane Seymour was one of Henry VIII's queens, and would've been in the early stages of her pregnancy when she stood for the original painting in 1536-37.

"Elizabeth of York and Jane Seymour (detail from the Whitehall Mural)", from the 1667 copy by Remigius van Leemput of the 1537 original, by Hans Holbein the Younger (Flemish, 1497/98-1543). Elizabeth (1466-1503) was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503, and mother of King Henry VIII of England. Jane Seymour was one of Henry VIII's queens, and would've been in the early stages of her pregnancy when she stood for the original painting in 1536-37.

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