Marriages of the Children of RICHARD WOODVILLE, 1st Earl Rivers and his wife, JAQUETTA OF LUXEMBOURG - parents of QUEEN ELIZABETH WOODVILLE

The Woodvilles all were troublesome. However, Edward Woodville did threaten me with a fleet in his command. I sent troops to Sandwich and Dover and offered a pardon to all who would desert him (Gillingham

Tomb of Elizabeth Woodville - British monarch, Queen consort of King Edward IV. at St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Tomb of Elizabeth Woodville - British monarch, Queen consort of King Edward IV. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, UK - The White Queen

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 consort of King Edward IV during the Wars of the Roses; mother of Elizabeth of York (who became the Queen Consort of King Henry VII, the first Tudor queen and mother of Henry VIII); and mother of the 2 Princes in the Tower.

The Athenaeum - Elizabeth Woodville, Wife of Edward IV (Thomas Hudson - )

Elizabeth Woodville, Queen of Edward IV, Queen's College Cambridge, Portrait.

Rebecca Ferguson as Elizabeth Woodville and Max Irons as Edward IV of England in The White Queen (TV Series,  2013).

Rebecca Ferguson as Elizabeth Woodville and Max Irons as Edward IV of England in The White Queen (TV Series,

A legendary beauty, Elizabeth Woodville was the first child of Sir Richard Woodville (later the first Earl Rivers) and Jaquetta of Luxembourg. She was a maid of honour to Margaret of Anjou. Her first marriage was to Sir John Grey of Groby (died in battle 1461). She secretly married King Edward IV of England in April 1464, and was crowned Queen in May 1465. My 15th great grandmother.

Where the Tudor Red-Gold Hair came from

Elizabeth Woodville c.Wallpaper and background photos of Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of Edward IV of England for fans of Kings and Queens images.

Edward and Richard were the young children of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville in the 15th century. Edward V stood to take the throne but both princes were considered illegitimate after an Act from Parliament saying Edward IV and Elizabeth's marriage was invalid and Richard III took the throne in his nephew's place. Both boys were never seen again after 1483. Years later, small skeletons were found underneath the stairs of the chapel in the White Tower, the main keep of the Tower of London.

What Really Happened to the Princes in the Tower?

Would work, but I'm pretty sure only 1 or 2 kingdom out of nine have a king, queen AND heir/s...am I being too cruel?

The White Queen

King Edward IV, Queen Elizabeth Woodville and Princess Elizabeth of York--the Queen of Henry VII, the mother of Henry VIII and the grandmother of Elizabeth I -- from "The White Queen".

One of two surviving crowns of this period. This belonged to Princess Margaret, daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.

Crown of Princess Margaret of York, sister of Edward IV & wife of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. One of 2 English crown that survive from the medieval period. Via Irish Archaeology FB

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