Biography of Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503

Timeline

Marriage of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville

Around May 1464 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (22) and Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (27) were married at Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire. Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 (49), Elizabeth's mother, being the only witness.

On 11 Feb 1466 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 was born to Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (23) and Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (28) at Westminster Palace, Westminster

On 27 Mar 1470 George Neville 1st Duke Bedford 1461-1483 (9) was created 1st Duke Bedford (3C 1470) in preparation for his marriage to Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (4) which didn't, in the end, take place.

Marriage of Richard Duke of York and Anne Mowbray

On 15 Jan 1478 Edward IV's youngest son Richard of Shrewsbury and Anne Mowbray (5) were married at St Stephen's Chapel in Westminster.She had recently inherited the vast Mowbray inheritance when her father John Mowbray 4th Duke Norfolk 1444-1476 died in 1476.The ceremony was attended by Edward's daughters Elizabeth (11), Mary York 1467-1482 and Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507.The day before Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (35) was knighted In 1483 Parliament changed the succession so Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473- would continue to enjoy her inheritance (she died in 1481) effectively dis-inheriting William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (52) (who was subsequently created Earl and Marquess) and John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (53) (who would become an ardent supporter of Richard III following Edward's death.

Death of Edward IV

On 09 Apr 1483 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (40) died at Westminster.Those present included Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46), William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52) and Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28).

On 25 Dec 1483 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (26) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (17) promised to marry when at Rennes Cathedral

On 30 Mar 1485 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (32) publicly rebutted rumours in front of the Mayor and citizens of London that he intended to marry his niece Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (19).

Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth York

On 18 Jan 1486 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (19) was appointed as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey during the Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth York

On 18 Jan 1486 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) and Elizabeth, Edward IV's eldest daughter (19) were married at Westminster Abbey.

On 20 Sep 1486 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales 1486-1502 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (29) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (20) at Winchester Cathedral Priory, Winchester, Hampshire

Coronation of Elizabeth of York

On 25 Nov 1487 Elizabeth of York (21) was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey..
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508, Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (17), Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508, Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491 (34), William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 (36) and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (37), who carried the Rod and Dove, attended as did Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507.[

On 28 Nov 1489 Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland 1489-1541 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (32) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (23) at Westminster Palace, Westminster

On 28 Jun 1491 Henry VIII was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (34) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (25) at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent

On 08 Jun 1492 Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (55) died at Bermondsey, Southwark, Surrey.She was buried at the Altar, St George's Chapel.

On 02 Jul 1492 Elizabeth Tudor 1492-1495 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (35) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (26)

On 18 Mar 1496 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (39) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (30)

Around 1498 Edward Tudor 1498-1499 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (40) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (31).He is sometimes confused with his brother Edmund.

On 21 Feb 1499 Edmund Tudor 1st Duke Somerset 1499-1500 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (42) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (33) at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich, Kent

Trial of James Tyrrell

On 02 May 1502 James Tyrrell 1455-1502 confessed to the murder of the Princes in the Tower at Guildhall, Cheapside, City of London during the Trial of James Tyrrell attended by Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (45) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (36).

On 02 Feb 1503 Katherine Tudor 1503-1503 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (46) and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (36)

On 11 Feb 1503 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (37) died in childbirth at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London.She was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey.

Death of Henry VII

On 21 Apr 1509 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (52) died of tuberculosis at Richmond Palace_Richmond_Surrey.

Around 1675 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503From a work of 1500.

Around 1675 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503From a work of 1500.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England 1312-1377

Edward IV King England 1442-1483

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Daughter of Edward IV King England 1442-1483

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Daughter of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Edward IV King England 1442-1483 Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York 1341-1402 Son Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 Son Edward II King England 1284-1327

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York 1355-1392 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile 1334-1369 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maria Padilla 1344-1361

Great GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge 1390-1411 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster 1374-1398 Great Grandson Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster 1352-1381 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet Countess March, 5th Countess Ulster 1355-1382 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster 1370-1405 Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397 Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent 1350-1416 Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 Great Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367 Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374 Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352 Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy 1303-1365 Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son Edward III King England 1312-1377

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 Son Edward II King England 1284-1327

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380

Mother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469

Great GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1385-1441

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Woodville 1341-1403

Great GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate 1390-1448

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate 1350-

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp 1370-

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beauchamp 1330-1396

GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol 1390-1433 Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Luxembourg 1370-1397 Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny 1340-1371 Great x 8 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mathilde Chatillon 1335-1373 Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England 1207-1272

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Brienne 1365-

Great GrandMother: Margherita Baux 1394-1469 Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria 1330-1422

Great x 2 GrandMother: Sueva Orsini 1360-1430 Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran