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[Picture: Elizabeth Woodville Surrendering Her Son] Elizabeth Woodville was the consort of King Edward IV. and the mother of Edward V., King of England for only two months, at the age of thirteen, in 1483, before being locked up in the Tower of London and later, probably, murdered, along with his ten-year-old brother, Richard.

Lady Jane Grey solicited to accept the Crown. Illustration from History of England by Henry Tyrrell (c 1860).

St Peter's Church Chillingham is a tiny but very grand building. The church is extremely old and has some masonry even dating back to Norman times of the 12th century. The South Chapel is dominated by the 15th century (1443 AD) tomb of Sir Ralph Grey and his wife Elizabeth. A descendent of this couple gave his name to Earl Grey Tea.

Mary, Queen of Scots and her son James. James would become King James, I, the successor of Queen Elizabeth, and the first of a new dynasty to the English throne ~ the Stuarts.

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