Person:Elizabeth of York (1)

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Name Elizabeth of York
Gender Female
Birth[1] 11 Feb 1466 Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, EnglandHouse of York
Marriage 18 Jan 1483/84 Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, Englandto King Henry VII of England
Death[1] 11 Feb 1503 Tower of London, Middlesex, England
Burial[4] Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England

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Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466 – 11 February 1503) was queen consort of England from 1486 until her death. Throughout her lifetime, she was daughter, sister, niece and wife of English monarchs – Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III and Henry VII, respectively. She was also the mother of Henry VIII, as well as grandmother to his children Mary I, Elizabeth I and Edward VI.

Besides, through her daughter Mary, she was great-grandmother to Lady Jane Grey, who was Queen of England for nine days, as well as through her daughter Margaret, she was grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother of Scottish monarchs — James V, Mary and James VI (to a later time of his reign, he also became James I of England), respectively.

She is the most recent common ancestor of all English and Scottish monarchs, which reigned after James VI and I.

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