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Son of: Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond and Margaret Beaufort Married to: Elizabeth of York (1486)

Son of: Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond and Margaret Beaufort Married to: Elizabeth of York

Edward IV, Father of Elizabeth of York, maternal grandfather of Henry VIII, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor

Edward IV Father of Elizabeth of York, maternal grandfather of Henry VIII, Arthur, Margaret, and Mary Tudor.

Lady Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VIII. Based on a sketch Holbein of Mary Tudor as Lady at her father's court

Beautiful Gold Necklace: Lady Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VIII. Based on a sketch Holbein of Mary Tudor as Lady at her father's court

Portrait of Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford and 1st Duke of Somerset, 1540s…

Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford. Later Duke of Somerset. Husband to Anne Stanhope. Son of Edward Seymour, brother to Henry VIII's wife Jane Seymour, uncle to Edward VI. Lord Protector during Edward VI's minority until he was beheaded for treason.

Edward VI, the last Tudor King. Son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour and younger half brother of Queen Elizabeth I.

Portrait of Edward VI as Prince of Wales Oil Painting - Hans Holbein the Younger

Edward Seymour, brother of Queen Jane Seymour, uncle of Edward VI | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Hause of Tudor - Edward Seymour, brother of Queen Jane Seymour, uncle of Edward VI

When Edward IV married Elizabeth Woodville,he was defying conventions on several fronts.This wasn’t just about Elizabeth lacking royal status—Edward was taking a diplomatic gamble.To marry someone from within a country,and not someone foreign,risked disrupting the balance of internal politics.Not selecting a princess from the European princess-bride market rejected the prestige that came with a royal union.

My Great Grandmother: Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of Edward IV; mother of Elizabeth of York, whose marriage to Henry VII joined the Lancaster and York factions and founded the Tudor dynasty.

<3 King Henry VIII <3  I am obsessed with Tudor history and fascinated by Henry 8.

How to greet a King, dress for a court and other interesting facts of "A living Tudor world" - I may need this one day when I meet my royal relatives 😉

Portrait of Katherine of Aragon by an unknown artist, located in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence.

Henry VIII divorce letter up for auction: Note written by first wife Catherine of Aragon to the Pope expected to reach up to

Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn | This portrait hangs in Hollyrood Palace, Edinburgh Scotland.

Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn Mary Boleyn (c. July was a member of the English Boleyn family, which enjoyed considerable influence during the reign of King Henry VIII of England. Mary was the sister of Queen consort Anne Boleyn.

Henry VIII, possibly painted in 1535

Portrait of King Henry VIII circa It was most probably painted whilst the King was still married to Anne Boleyn.

via LChase & IBradford @2nerdyhistgirls  ·   RT @hillaryssteps: Book of Hours of Margaret Beaufort, showing the Countess praying to St. Margaret

via LChase & IBradford · RT Book of Hours of Margaret Beaufort, showing the Countess praying to St.

Henry VIII

Detail from the Black Book of the Garter showing King Henry VIII praying. By an Unknown Artist, Dean and Canons of Windsor.

Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby (1443-1509.) As mother of King Henry VII and paternal grandmother of King Henry VIII, Margaret led a life of devotion and purpose. She founded two colleges and had the first women’s college at the University of Oxford named in her honor. She restored the Church of All Saints in Martock, England, and constructed the church’s tower.

Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby Queen Mother, founder of Oxford College and more.

Elizabeth I by Bettes. Here we can clearly see the blackwork embroidery on the Queen's sleeves. The Tudor rose is prominent. When the heraldic Tudor rose appears on her ladies' clothing it is more than likely that the item has come from the Queen. Wearing an item of dress given to you by the Queen would signal that you stood high in her favour.

Queen Elizabeth I Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn were her parents. House of Tudor. cousin 13 times removed to Queen Elizabeth II. Succeeded by her cousin, James, of Scotland--Queen Elizabeth was a bad ass.

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