Biography of Elizabeth York Queen Consort England

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: /France/Families/Anjou_aka_Plantagenet[Paternal].html#Elizabeth_York_Queen_Consort_England_1466-1503

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England

Edward IV King England

Descent

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

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

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg

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

Kings England: Daughter of Edward IV King England

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

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

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

Timeline

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

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

On 15 Jan 1478 Edward IV's youngest son Richard of Shrewsbury and Anne Mowbray 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, Mary and Cecily.The day before Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 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 (who was subsequently created Earl and Marquess) and John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (who would become an ardent supporter of Richard III following Edward's death.

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

On 30 Mar 1485 Richard III King England 1452-1485 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.

Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth York

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

On 18 Jan 1486 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503, Edward IV's eldest daughter, were married at Westminster Abbey, WestminsterWestminster Abbey.

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

On 25 Nov 1487 Elizabeth of York was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey..
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508, Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499, Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508, Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491, William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524, who carried the Rod and Dove, attended as did Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507.[

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

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

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

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

Around 1498 Edward Tudor 1498-1499 was born to Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503.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 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 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 and Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503.

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

On 11 Feb 1503 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 died in childbirth at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

After 11 Feb 1503 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey, Westminster

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

Ancestry

Father: Edward IV King England

GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales

Great GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge

Great Great GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York

Great Great GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York

Great GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge

GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York

Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

Great Great GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby

Great Great GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby

Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland

Great Great GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

Great Great GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Mother: Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England

GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford