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Queen consort of England Elizabeth of York, Queen consort of England

Also Known As: "The White Princess"
Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Tower of London, London, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of England
Wife of Henry VII of England
Mother of Arthur, Prince of Wales; Margaret Tudor, Queen Consort of Scots; Henry VIII, King of England; Elizabeth Tudor; Mary Rose Tudor and 2 others
Sister of Mary Plantagenet, of York, Princess; Cecily of York, Viscountess Welles; Edward V, King of England; Margaret of York, Princess of England; Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York and 4 others
Half sister of Grace Plantagenet; Elizabeth Plantagenet; Arthur Plantagenet, 1st Viscount Lisle; Edward de Wigmore; Thomas Grey, 1st Marquess of Dorset and 1 other

Occupation: Queen, Queen of England
Managed by: Terry Jackson (Switzer)
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About Elizabeth of York

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Elizabeth of York

Queen consort of England

Tenure: 18 January 1486 – 11 February 1503

Coronation: 25 November 1487



Henry VII of England


Arthur, Prince of Wales

Margaret, Queen of Scots

Henry VIII of England

Elizabeth Tudor

Mary, Queen of France and Duchess of Suffolk

Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset

Edward Tudor

Katherine Tudor


House of York (by birth)


House of Tudor (by marriage)

Father: Edward IV of England

Mother: Elizabeth Woodville

Born: 11 February 1466(1466-02-11)

Westminster Palace

Died: 11 February 1503 (aged 37)

Richmond Palace

Burial: Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey


"Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466 – 11 February 1503) was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503. Elizabeth of York was a daughter, sister, niece, wife, mother and grandmother of English monarchs - Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII and Edward VI, Mary and Elizabeth respectively. All English monarchs beginning with Henry VIII are descendants of Elizabeth of York; either through Henry VIII, (for Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I) or through Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots."














Citations / Sources:

[S5] #244 The History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton (1822-1841), Baker, George, (2 volumes. London: J. B. Nichols and Son, 1822-1841), FHL book Q 942.55 H2bal; FHL microfilm 962,237 ite., vol. 1 p. 56.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 914. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 175.

[S7] Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (2004), Richardson, Douglas, edited by Kamball G. Everingham, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), FHL book 942 D5rd., p. xxix.

[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 16. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 149. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

[S15] #236 Encyclopédie généalogique des maisons souveraines du monde (1959-1966), Sirjean, Gaston, (Paris: Gaston Sirjean, 1959-1966), FHL book 944 D5se., vol. 1 pt. 1 p. 88.

[S17] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 2 p. 108, vol. 3 p. 133.


[S23] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 4 p. 225.

[S26] #374 The Lineage and Ancestry of H. R. H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (1977), Paget, Gerald, (2 volumes. Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., 1977), FHL book Q 942 D22pg., vol. 1 p. 31.

[S27] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 204.

[S29] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 3 p. 777.

[S673] #1079 A History of Monmouthshire from the Coming of the Normans into Wales down to the Present Time (1904-1993), Bradney, Sir Joseph Alfred, (Publications of the South Wales Record Society, number 8. Five volumes in 13. London: Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1904-1993), FHL book 942.43 H2b., vol. 3 p. 8.

[S712] #1039 Pedigrees of Anglesey and Carnarvonshire Families: with Their Collateral Branches in Denbighshire, Merionethshire (1914), Griffith, John Edwards, (Horncastle, England: W.K. Morton, 1914), FHL book Folio 942.9 D2gr; FHL microfilm 468,334., p. I.

[S2411] #11915 British Genealogy (filmed 1950), Evans, Alcwyn Caryni, (Books A to H. National Library of Wales MSS 12359-12360D. Manuscript filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), FHL microfilms 104,355 and 104,390 item 2., book 6 p. F4*, 5; book 8 p. H45.

[S2434] #2105 Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches Between the Years 1586 and 1613 by Lewys Dwnn (1846), Dwnn, Lewys; transcribed and edited with notes by Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, (2 volumes. Llandovery: William Rees, 1846), FHL book 942.9 D23d; FHL microfilm 176,668., vol. 2 p. 108.

[S2436] #4569 Welsh Genealogies AD 1400-1500 (1983), Bartrum, Peter C. (Peter Clement), (18 volumes, with supplements containing additions and corrections. Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, 1983), FHL book 942.9 D2bw., vol. 8 p. 1284.

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Elizabeth of York's Timeline

Westminster Abbey, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
February 11, 1466
Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England
September 19, 1486
Age 20
St. Swithin's Priory, Winchester, England
November 28, 1489
Age 23
London, Middlesex, England
June 28, 1491
Age 25
Greenwich Palace, London, Middlesex, England
July 2, 1492
Age 26
March 18, 1496
Age 30
Richmond Palace, Richmond, Surrey, England
February 21, 1499
Age 33
Greenwich Palace, England