Melusine, a fairy ancestor of Elizabeth Woodville. Image by John Howe

Melusine, a fairy ancestor of Elizabeth Woodville. Image by John Howe

Melusine, a fairy ancestor of Elizabeth Woodville. Image by John Howe

Melusine, a fairy ancestor of Elizabeth Woodville. Image by John Howe

The Queen's Oak, Potterspury, (early 20th century). Where Elizabeth Woodville encountered the king.

The Queen's Oak, Potterspury, (early 20th century). Where Elizabeth Woodville encountered the king.

Today in 1492 marks the death of the Dowager queen Elizabeth Woodville; queen to Edward IV. Elizabeth ruled as Queen Consort from 1 May 1464 to 3 October 1470 and again from 11 April 1471 until 9 April 1483. After the defeat of her brother-in-law, Richard III, she was forced to yield pre-eminence to the new king's (Henry VII) mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, and her influence on events in her final years, and her eventual departure from court into retirement, remains obscure.  Queen Elizabeth…

Today in 1492 marks the death of the Dowager queen Elizabeth Woodville; queen to Edward IV. Elizabeth ruled as Queen Consort from 1 May 1464 to 3 October 1470 and again from 11 April 1471 until 9 April 1483. After the defeat of her brother-in-law, Richard III, she was forced to yield pre-eminence to the new king's (Henry VII) mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, and her influence on events in her final years, and her eventual departure from court into retirement, remains obscure. Queen Elizabeth…

Mélusine de Sandrine Gestin - Dames de Brocéliande

Mélusine de Sandrine Gestin - Dames de Brocéliande

Baba Yaga - Sketch The creation of an old and gentle witch Character Design, Concept, Fairy Tale by Simone Krüger

Baba Yaga - Sketch The creation of an old and gentle witch Character Design, Concept, Fairy Tale by Simone Krüger

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