Elizabeth Woodville (?1437-1492) consort to Edward IV - by a British artist ca. 1500 - Ashmolean Museum...Through her daughter Elizabeth of York, she is ancestor to every English monarch since Henry VIII and every Scottish monarch since James V. The White Queen.

Queens Consort: England's Medieval Queens by Lisa Hilton

Queen Elizabeth Woodville (c. 1437 – 8 June Wife of Edward IV, mother of Elizabeth of York, Henry VIII's grandmother.

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June On this day in history Elizabeth Woodville died at Bermondsey Abbey. Elizabeth was the wife of King Edward IV, mother of the Princes in the Tower and of Elizabeth of York, King Henry VII’s wife.

Pin-Ups From The Past: Elizabeth - she still looks great in orange!

From Henry VIII to Nelson: how historical figures could look today – in pictures

How historical figures would have looked today: Elizabeth I - A powerful no-nonsense female leader, Elizabeth might have straightened her hair in a powerful yet stylish short cropped style. Known for her love of fashion, she would be more likely to wear

Cora Pearl

The 9 Most Famous Prostitutes In History

Cora Pearl (born Emma Crouch in was at her time the most famous courtesan in Paris. She may not have been the most conventional beauty, but she charmed men with her daring sexuality, enviable body, wit and lust for life.

Henry knew of his sister's feelings for Charles Brandon but wanted any future marriage to be to his advantage. He made Brandon promise not to propose to Mary. However, the couple married in secret in France. Henry was outraged, and the Privy Council urged that Brandon should be imprisoned or executed for treason. Because of the intervention of Thomas Wolsey, and Henry's affection for both his sister and Brandon, the couple were let off with a heavy fine.

Mary Tudor Queen of France, sister of Henry VIII married Louis XII. She later married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk.

In search of Henry VIII's final queen: Sudeley Castle, and the sad story of Katherine Parr

In search of Henry VIII's final queen: Sudeley Castle, and the sad story of Katherine Parr

In search of Henry VIII& final queen: Sudeley Castle, and the sad story of Katherine Parr

Queen Charlotte, wife of the English King George, III Princess Sophie Charlotte was born in 1744. She was the first Black Queen of England. [More...]

Queen Charlotte, wife of the English King George, III Princess Sophie Charlotte was born in Queen Charlotte, wife of the English King George III was directly descended from Margarita de Castro y Sousa, a black branch of the Portuguese Royal House

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII. I have been interested in the Tudors, ever since!

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