Queens: The Three Elizabeths

Queens: The Three Elizabeths

From 1461 to 1603 there were three Elizabeths with the title of Queen - granted two were Queen consorts and one was Queen regnant, but regardless, for the sake of this post they were all queens. Queen Elizabeth Woodville (c. 1437 - 1492) - the consort of King Edward IV Queen Elizabeth of York (1466 - [...]

3rd Duke of Buckingham: Victim of Hearsay

3rd Duke of Buckingham: Victim of Hearsay

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham was born 3 February 1478, at Brecon Castle in Wales to Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Lady Katherine Woodville. Katherine Woodville was sister to Elizabeth Woodville who became Queen of England after secretly marrying Edward IV. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   [...]

The Redemption of Elizabeth of York

The Redemption of Elizabeth of York

Part 1: Elizabeth of York, mother of Arthur, Margaret, Henry, Elizabeth, Mary, Edmund & Katherine Tudor In 1485 Henry Tudor took the throne of England from Richard III on the battlefield -- with this win he successfully ended the Wars of the Roses. Elizabeth Woodville, the mother of Elizabeth of York, and Henry Tudor's mother, [...]

Wars of the Roses – Beginning to the Battle of Towton

Wars of the Roses – Beginning to the Battle of Towton

When it comes to the Wars of the Roses I am most attracted to it because it's cousins fighting over the throne of England. Richard, 3rd Duke of York attempted to take the throne from his cousin Henry VI but failed. Eventually his son, Edward, Earl of March would succeed as Edward IV, but not [...]