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"Birther" Controversies and the Wars of the Roses: Accusations of Illegitimacy

"Anne Stafford, daughter of Catherine Woodville, niece of Queen Elizabeth Woodville and mistress of Henry VIII 17th great grand aunt" Another candidate for the identity of the sitter, thought to be Katherine Howard, or more recently, Elizabeth Seymour, Queen Jane's sister.

TUDOR ROSE ~Catherine Woodville, sister of Henry VII.'s wife Elizabeth of York, and her husband Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke, uncle to Henry VII.It was thanks to Jasper that Henry acquired the tactical awareness that made it possible for him to defeat the far more experienced Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.