Margaret beaufort

Explore the fascinating life and enduring legacy of Margaret Beaufort, a powerful figure in English history. Learn about her influential role in the Wars of the Roses and her impact on the Tudor dynasty.
Margaret Beaufort..Countess of Richmond and Derby was the mother of King Henry VII She was a key figure in the Wars of the Roses and an influential matriarch of the House of Tudor Born	31 May 1443 Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire  Died	29 June 1509 (aged 66) Title	Countess of Richmond and Derby Spouse(s)	Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond Sir Henry Stafford Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby Children	Henry VII of England Parents	John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset Margaret Beauchamp of Bletsoe Henry Vii, Margaret Beaufort, People Reading, Tudor Dynasty, Tudor Era, King Henry Viii, Tudor History, Wars Of The Roses, Richard Iii

Margaret Beaufort..Countess of Richmond and Derby was the mother of King Henry VII She was a key figure in the Wars of the Roses and an influential matriarch of the House of Tudor Born 31 May 1443 Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire Died 29 June 1509 (aged 66) Title Countess of Richmond and Derby Spouse(s) Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond Sir Henry Stafford Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby Children Henry VII of England Parents John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset Margaret Beauchamp of Bletsoe

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Rebecca Pattison The History Buff
Author Samantha Wilcoxson: Marrying Down: Cecily of York Middle Ages, Ely, Tudor, York, Elizabeth Of York, Catherine Of Aragon, Victoria And Albert Museum, Edward Iv, Elizabeth Woodville

When I began writing the story of Elizabeth of York, I had not given much thought to her sister, Cecily. I knew that she would be included to some extent, but had not anticipated how much she would be revealed. I allowed her character to develop and become a larger part of the novel as the story unfolded. Much to my surprise, many readers have named Cecily as one of their favorite parts of the book. Therefore, I decided it would be fun to take a look at this York princess, who seemed to be…

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Mae Archer
Elizabeth, Duchess of Suffolk, 1444–1503. The second daughter of Richard, Duke of York, and Cicely Neville married John de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk, whose father, William, had arranged the marriage between Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou. John de la Pole, whose mother, Alice, was the grand-daughter of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer, took little part in politics. Anne Boleyn, Lancaster, Henry Viii, Queen, Elizabeth Of York, Queen Elizabeth, Mary Queen Of Scots, King Henry, Elizabeth I

Elizabeth, Duchess of Suffolk, 1444–1503. The second daughter of Richard, Duke of York, and Cicely Neville married John de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk, whose father, William, had arranged the marriage between Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou. John de la Pole, whose mother, Alice, was the grand-daughter of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer, took little part in politics.

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Benjamin Araujo
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A portrait of Lady Margaret Beaufort from the Master’s Lodge in Saint John’s College, Cambridge Patrick Comerford I spent two working days in Woking this week, taking part in the annual residential meeting of the the trustees of the Anglican mission agency USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel). Despite my plans, I never managed to get to see the ruins of Woking Palace, the residence of many royal favourites until it fell into ruins in the mid-17th century. But perhaps its most…

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Kathy Schottle